Russians are becoming more family-oriented
It's a political priority.
Russia’s unmotivated elderly
Is this contributing to Russia's sluggish life expectancy growth?
Russian demography deteriorates
More military spending means fewer births.
An answer for low Russian birthrates?
One solution is to stop killing babies in the womb says Patriarch Kirill.
Is there a Russian demographic revival?
Two demographers fundamentally disagree...and they aren't holding back
What you can tell about a country’s future by looking at its gender balance
In India and China, the problem is missing girls. In Russia it is the missing men.
Russian emigration soars
Is the Russian middle-class abandoning ship?
Russia: Growing and More Assertive
Russia's bleak demographic collapse has reversed over the last five years or so.
After Crimea: is ethnicity the new World Order?
Protecting fellow Russians? What about fellow Chinese?
Ukraine: another problem for the beleaguered nation
Aside from Russia, Ukraine has to worry about its demographic outlook.
Asian fertility video
An informative video showing the steep decline in the fertility rate in Asia.
Migrants in Russia: a love-hate relationship
The Russian economy needs migrant workers, but some of its citizens aren't so sure.
The real reason for Putin’s US adoption ban?
Russian President Vladimir Putin upset a lot of Americans with his December 28 (feast of the Holy Innocents) ban on adoptions to the US -- at the same time ordering his government to take a range of steps to make it easier for Russians to adopt orphans.
The Internet: Apparently it’s a Big Deal.
A new report has found that one-third of the world's population is now online.
Russia: Sick and Dying (Reboot)
A response to responses to our last post.
Russia: Sick and Dying
More bad news about Russia's population.
Putin Wants More Babies
Putin has set out his policy platform on demography in his presidential re-election bid.
2 Million Russians turn out for fertility relic
Normally situated at the Vatopedi Monastery on Mount Athos in Greece, the relic made of camel wool is believed to have the power to boost fertility. The National Post reports yesterday that the Russian people really have come out in force! Braving cold and snow, Moscow residents were willing to stand in a 5km line just to touch the belt...
Eberstadt on Russia’s Demographic Decline
An article by Nicholas Eberstadt in the latest Foreign Affairs magazine sheds some light on Russia's worsening demographic crisis.
Russia and the Belt of the Mother of God
A venerated Orthodox relic is starting a month-long tour of Russia to boost fertility.
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