Depopulation and its ethnical aspects in Russia

Rybakovskiy L.L.

Dr. Sci. (Econ.), Prof., Chief researcher, The Institute of Socio-Political Recearch, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia

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Rybakovskiy L.L. Depopulation and its ethnical aspects in Russia. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2015. No 4. P. 18-28


The article describes consequences of the ongoing depopulation in Russia resulting eventually not only in diminishing number and proportion of the Russian population globally and regarding its settlement upon Russia’s territory, but also in significant shifts in ethnic structure of entire Russia and in its territorial units.

depopulation; ethnos; titular peoples; repressions; migration; self-identification
Content No 4, 2015