Tag: demography

Demographically-Driven Ethnic Conflicts Will Be ‘More Destructive’ In Russia Than In Europe

January 21, 2015

Staunton, January 19 – The looming decline in the number of Russian births, the increase in emigration, and the rise in the number of births among non-Russians and especially Muslim groups will spark “inter-ethnic conflicts” in the Russian Federation that will have “a more destructive effect” than those in Europe, according to Nataliya Shishkina. An […]

Biographies of Russians Now Far Less Predictable, Researchers Say

September 12, 2014

Staunton, September 12 – It is a commonplace to observe that Russia has been much changed over the last 50 years as a result of social and political convulsions, but two Moscow researchers have now focused on the ways in which those dramatic events have affected the life trajectories of various generations. According to Alla […]