Russia, Population Disaster - JRL Excerpts 2005-11 - JRL Home
:: Birth rate should continue to increase - Golikova
Russia's population will stop decreasing if every Russian family has at least two children, Russian Health and Social Development Minister Tatyana Golikova said ...
Russia marked the Day of Married Love and Family Happiness on Friday amid a deepening demographic crisis and a record divorce rate ...
:: Too Much Smoking, Booze and Food (Russia List 2011 #76)
I have read with interest numerous articles on Russia's demographic collapse, many of them featured in Russia List ...
:: Pension time bomb
Russia isn't unique in facing a looming pension crisis ...
:: Putin Notes Positive Trends in Demographic Situation
During the financial crisis, the government was consistently increasing spending on health services, Putin said ...
:: Duma committee drafts bill on cutting abortion rate
Legislators in Russia's lower house of parliament have prepared a draft law that they hope will reduce the more than 1 million abortions performed in the country each year, a senior lawmaker said on Friday ...
:: Russian Census Results Show Continuing Demographic Crisis
Thus far, the first preliminary results from last year's Russian census confirms the existence of a long-running demographic crisis and is sparking debate about the latest headcount's accuracy and governmental response ...
:: Why is the Russian pension system in need of reform?
An ageing demographic profile is one of the most important challenges facing the Russian economy in 2010-2020 ...
:: Demographers Warn of Looming Population Crisis for Russia
Demographers warn that by 2030, there will be one pensioner for every working person in Russia ...
:: National Project Helped Improve Health, Demography In Russia - Deputy PM
According to the blueprint plan, Russia is to spend R1,617bn (56bn dollars) on improving demography in the next five years ...
:: Russian population must stabilize at 143 million by year 2015 - Putin
Putin declared the second phase of a Russian demographic development concept ...
:: Russian Population Continued To Shrink In 2010 - Statistics Service
The Russian population declined at an increasing rate in 2010 ...
:: Russian women protest new maternity benefits payment system
Opponents of a new system say this is likely to result in lower maternity leave payments ...
:: Bump and Protest: Although Russia Could Be on Course for Demographic Disaster, the Government Has Cut Incentives to Would-Be Mothers
The protest made up of pregnant women and young mothers organized at the end of December astonished even the skeptics, cynics and politicians ...
Russia, Population Disaster - JRL Excerpts 2005-10
:: Go forth and multiply
Anna Sulimina, Moscow News; JRL #2010-227, Dec. 7, 2010
:: Russia's Population drops 4.8% since fall of Soviet Union
Business New Europe; JRL 2010-209; Nov. 9, 2010
:: Russia's 'demographic collapse' means fewer teachers needed - Putin
Interfax; JRL 2010-212; Nov. 12, 2010
:: Birth rate on rise in Russia, mortality rate down
Interfax; JRL #2010-205, Nov. 1, 2010
:: Russia: Facing a Demographic Time-Bomb?
Richard Weitz, Eurasianet.org; JRL #2010-202, Oct. 27, 2010
:: Ban on death penalty should be followed by ban on abortion - Russian Patriarchate
From Interfax; JRL #2009-212, Nov. 19, 2009.
:: Russia: Ominous Demographics
By Ben Judah, from (Swiss government-funded) International Relations and Security Network, ISN Security Watch; JRL #2009-185, Oct. 6, 2009.
:: Mini baby boom won’t end crisis
By Anna Arutunyan, from The Moscow News; JRL #2009-185, Oct. 6, 2009.
:: Birth rate rises in Russia in first half 2009
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-151, Aug. 17, 2009.
:: Beginning of [Medvedev] Meeting with Minister of Public Health and Social Development Tatyana Golikova
Kremlin transcript; JRL #2009-121, July 1, 2009.
:: [Medvedev] Speech at Ceremony Awarding the Order of Parental Honour to Parents of Large Families
Kremlin transcript; JRL #2009-102, June 2, 2009.
:: Russian population decline slows to 47,000 in Q1
From Interfax; JRL #2009-40, Feb. 26, 2009.
:: Russians: an Endangered Species: The Government's Much Vaunted Efforts to Halt Depopulation Have Hardly Made a Dent in the Problem
By Sergei Balashov, from Russia Profile; JRL #2009-40, Feb. 26, 2009.
:: Prime Minister Vladimir Putin chaired a meeting of the Presidium of the Presidential Council for the Implementation of Priority National Projects and Demographic Policy
Premier.gov.ru transcript; JRL #2009-40, Feb. 26, 2009.
:: Russia's Path: Boom or Bust
Russia has potential but faces multiple constraints, report says
From America.gov; JRL #2008-217, Dec. 1, 2008.
:: Boosting Population a Vague Science
By Nabi Abdullaev, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2008-124, July 1, 2008.
:: Abortion Remains Top "Birth-Control" Option In Russia: Russia was the first country to legalize abortion By Chloe Arnold, from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL #2008-124, July 1, 2008.
:: Transcript of Remarks by Director of the Central Intelligence Agency [excerpt re: demographics]
CIA transcript (excerpts re: Russia); JRL #2008-86, May 2, 2008.
:: Number Of Families With More Than Two Children In Russia Increases
From Interfax; JRL #2008-97, May 16, 2008.
:: Transcript of Remarks by Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
CIA transcript (excerpts re: Russia); JRL #2008-86, May 2, 2008.
:: EXPERTS DOUBT THAT RUSSIA'S POPULATION DECLINE CAN BE HALTED
By Jonas Bernstein, from The Jamestown Foundation's Eurasia Daily Monitor; JRL #2008-83, April 29, 2008.
:: Number of abortions falling in Russia, still three times higher than in the West
From Interfax; JRL #2008-80, April 24, 2008.
:: Simply an Issue of Control
[re: contraceptives, abortifacients, abortion]
By Svetlana Osadchuk, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2008-77, April 16, 2008.
:: From Crisis to Baby Boom
Russia witnesses its highest birth rate in 25 years
By Anna Arutunyan, from The Moscow News; JRL #2008-28, Feb. 8, 2008.
:: Russia's birth, mortality rates to equal by 2011 - ministry
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2008-17, Jan. 24, 2008.
:: Russian Population To Start Growing In 2014-2016 - Ministry
From Interfax; JRL #2007-242, Nov. 23, 2007.
:: The number one national project
By Maxim Krans, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-214, Oct. 12, 2007.
:: Putin approves demographic policy goals through 2025
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-213, Oct. 11, 2007.
:: Population To Grow To 142 Mln - 143 Mln By 2015, 145 Mln By 2025 - Medvedev
From Interfax; JRL 2007-193, Sept. 11, 2007.
:: Where Have All the Children Gone?
Can Russia Reverse its Demographic Crisis?
By Michael Akerib, from Russia Profile; JRL 2007-187, Sept. 3, 2007.
:: Russia's X Factor: Health and Demography in the Post-Soviet Space
Nicholas Eberstadt interview with Washington ProFile; JRL 2007-187, Sept. 3, 2007.
:: Russians Don't Think Human Life Is Valued Enough In Russia - Poll
From Interfax; JRL 2007-96, April 26, 2007.
:: Decline In Russian Population Will Be Reversed In Five Years - Roszdrav Chief
From Interfax; JRL 2007-75, March 29, 2007.
:: [Putin Address:] Excerpts from the Transcript of the Session of the Presidential Council for Implementing Priority National Projects and Demographic Policy
Kremlin.Ru transcript; JRL 2007-56, March 8, 2007.
:: Russia's Birth, Mortality Rates Improve - Medvedev
From Interfax; JRL 2007-56, March 8, 2007.
:: Russian population to plunge by almost 7 mln by 2016 - expert
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2007-53, March 5, 2007.
:: Childless Russian families to pay taxes for their social inaction
From Pravda.Ru; JRL 2006-210, Sept. 17, 2006.
:: Putin says Russia facing demographic crisis
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-141, June 20, 2006.
:: Russia Needs Urgent Measures as Population Dwindles
By Andrei Kolesnikov, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-141, June 20, 2006.
:: The Business of Demographics: Putin's plans for improving Russia's birthrate get support from the business community
By Dmitry Babich, from Russia Profile; JRL 2006-123, May 26, 2006.
:: Re: 2006-#119-Johnson's Russia List/ population
From Jerry Hough; JRL 2006-121, May 24, 2006.
:: RE: 2006-#118-Johnson's Russia List/ Hough [re: demographics, birth rates, life expectancy]
From Thomas Nichols; JRL 2006-119, May 22, 2006.
:: Re: life expectancy
From Jerry Hough; JRL 2006-118, May 21, 2006.
:: Economics of Putin's demographic initiatives
From Vlad Ivanenko; JRL 2006-117, May 19, 2006.
:: Incentives for childbirth key to demography in Russia - Roshal
From Interfax; JRL 2006-116, May 18, 2006.
:: Poor health of mothers causes 70% of baby deaths in Russia
From Russian Information Agency Novost;JRL 2006-116, May 18, 2006.
:: re New York Times editorial
[re: Population Disaster, Democracy]
From Mikhail Tsypkin; JRL 2006-111, May 12, 2006.
:: Myths and Realities of Russia's Population Crisis
From Dietwald Claus; JRL 2006-70, March 22, 2006.
:: Re: three items on demographic issues in JRL #47, 23 February 2006
From Murray Feshbach; JRL 2006-49, Feb. 25, 2006.
:: Russian population shrinks to 142.8 million
From Interfax; JRL 2006-28, Jan. 30, 2006.
:: Russian government says infant mortality down
From Pravda.Ru; JRL 2006-23, Jan. 25, 2005.
:: Russians are still low-living [re: population, life expectancy, birth rate]
From Pravda.Ru; JRL 2006-23, Jan. 25, 2005.
:: Demographic Crisis May Cost $400Bln
By Lyuba Pronina, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9335, Dec. 22, 2005.
:: Life expectancy in Russia on the decline - World Bank
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9315, Dec. 8, 2005.
:: Russia's infant mortality on the decrease
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9294, Nov. 14, 2005.
:: Russia: Immigration Likely To Increase, Mitigating Population Deficit
By Victor Yasmann, from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL #9291, Nov. 10, 2005.
:: Russia: System Presents Uphill Climb For Labor Migrants
By Claire Bigg, from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL #9291, Nov. 10, 2005.
:: Immigrants inundate Russia
It would be a nightmare to see ethnic groups from the North Caucasus and Central Asia fight the Chinese over the domination areas in Central Siberia
From Pravda.Ru; JRL #9291, Nov. 10, 2005.
:: New Office to Support Russians Abroad [re: population shifts]
By Anna Smolchenko, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9288, Nov. 7, 2005.
:: Russia's child population down by seven million over ten years
From Interfax; JRL #9258, Sept. 29, 2005.
:: Russian population to decline by 2 million by 2007
By Gerai Dadashev, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9239, Sept. 8, 2005
:: Experts: Russia Faces Demographic Disaster
Low standards of living are the main cause of the acute demographic crisis that is threatening Russia
By Otto Latsis, from Moscow News; JRL #9238, Sept. 7, 2005.
:: Russia's population will continue to decline until 2008 - ministry
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9212, Aug. 18, 2005.
:: Death rates in Russia exceed birth rates by 1.7 times in the first half of 2005 - official data
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9212, July 30, 2005.
:: Russia in deep demographic crisis - expert
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9195, July 8, 2005.
:: Russian Politicians, Demographers Warn Of Population Crisis
By Claire Bigg, from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL #9133, April 28, 2005.
:: G8 LABOR MINISTERS CONCERNED ABOUT DEMOGRAPHIC PROBLEMS
By Alexander Smotrov, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9088, March 12, 2005.
:: Russian men become extinct
There can be some regions in Russia where there will be no men at all
From Pravda.Ru; JRL #9088, March 12, 2005.
:: RUSSIA'S BIRTH RATE GROWS, THOUGH NOT ENOUGH
By Olga Sobolevskaya, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9077, March 4, 2005.