Tag: Russian life expectancy

Russian Government Confirms Degradation of Russian Health Care Since Putin Invaded Ukraine

May 15, 2015

Staunton, May 15 – When Russians complain that their health care has deteriorated in recent years, the defenders of Vladimir Putin east and west typically dismiss such cries of despair as “anecdotal.” But they won’t be able to adopt the same strategy with new data published by the Russian State Statistical Committee (Rosstat). Those data […]

Mortality Among Working-Age Russians Now 50 Percent Higher than in 1960

June 24, 2014

Staunton, June 24 -While average life expectancies among Russians have rebounded in recent years, largely because of improved infant and child morality figures, death rates among working-age Russians have risen and now are 50 percent greater than they were a half century ago, according to Moscow report today. In an article in Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Ada […]