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Migration Growth: the Record-Low Index in the Post-Soviet Period

Nikita V. Mkrtchyan – Leading Researcher of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Candidate of Geographic Sciences (Moscow, Russia). Е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Yulia F. Florinskaya – Leading Researcher of Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Candidate of Geographic Sciences (Moscow, Russia). Е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Russia’s migration growth has decreased. In 2018, it can amount to 120,000-130,000 persons to become the record-low one in the entire Post-Soviet period and will fail to make up for the natural decline in the population; reduction of the number of the population is expected to take place again. 

Key words: migration, intellectual migration, migration of persons with higher education, domestic migration of persons with higher education.