Skip to comments.Russia must adapt to shrinking population
Posted on 10/04/2009 9:37:44 PM PDT by Saije
Russia's population has fallen by 6.6 million since 1993, despite the influx of millions of immigrants, a United Nations report said Monday, and by 2025 the country could lose a further 11 million people.
...Russia's mortality rate is among the highest in the developed world, with average life expectancy for males at barely 60 years....
A study published in June in The Lancet medical journal found that drinking has caused more than half of deaths among Russians aged 15 to 54 since the 1991 Soviet collapse.
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SAVE THE WOMEN!
single russian economist w/ phd in accounting seeks over the hill, bald, American for brunch. :^)
The men all drink themselves to death, and the Russian socialized healthcare system is beyond awful.
and a grotesque abortion rate.
Wikipedia ‘In 2001, 1,320,000 children were born in Russia, while 1,800,000 abortions were performed.’
But they don’t live long enough to develop the problems of the elderly!
russia... when you are fed up with the fat, pierced, tattooed liberal freaks in america
har har! oh wait, your post rings true. ;) g-nite!
He called it long before the Soviet Union fell, simply based on demographics.
Iran is in that position today.
I have seen Russians and Ukrainians drink and it is mind boggling how much they can consume at one sitting.
A large, empty country will soon attract settlers from adjoining areas. The Chinese are already starting to move in.
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