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Don't Look Now But 'Dying' Russia's Population Is Still Growing
Forbes ^ | 11/29/2013 | Mark Adomanis

Posted on 12/03/2013 9:28:46 PM PST by MinorityRepublican

Rosstat, Russia’s state statistics service, just released a new population estimate. According to their data the country’s population now stands at 143,600,000, or about 250,000 higher than it was at the beginning of the year.

Though you often hear about Russia’s “swiftly shrinking” population, it is actually on track to record its fifth straight year of overall growth. While still off its post-Soviet peak, the population is now about the same size as it was in 2005.

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1 posted on 12/03/2013 9:28:46 PM PST by MinorityRepublican
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To: MinorityRepublican

Dying Russia, huh?

If any nation in the world is dying, it’s the United States.


2 posted on 12/03/2013 10:09:26 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: Jack Hammer
Russia would had fallen apart by now if it wasn't for this man.


3 posted on 12/03/2013 10:25:09 PM PST by MinorityRepublican
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Maybe we could run him for president over here - we could certainly use someone of his calbier in the White House instead of the Marxist namby-pamby who’s living there now.


4 posted on 12/03/2013 10:40:58 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: MinorityRepublican

Putin is expanding the Russian economy with wise decisions and the world is respecting Russia again.


5 posted on 12/03/2013 11:43:18 PM PST by Ciexyz
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Yup, the native Communists are embracing free markets while the idiot is fondling Communism.


6 posted on 12/03/2013 11:49:21 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: MinorityRepublican

How many of the new Russians are non-muzzlem?


7 posted on 12/04/2013 2:40:16 AM PST by Right Wing Assault
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“How many of the new Russians are non-muzzlem?”

That’s a good question. The US population is growing, but they are not “American-Americans”...


8 posted on 12/04/2013 3:21:26 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: MinorityRepublican
This thread is useless without pics of burning babushkas...


9 posted on 12/04/2013 3:29:31 AM PST by djf (Global warming is a bunch of hot air!!)
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Q T π !
10 posted on 12/04/2013 4:10:55 AM PST by Anton.Rutter
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Devushka! Ana prekrasnaya!

:^)


11 posted on 12/04/2013 5:14:00 AM PST by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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