The proportion of interethnic marriages in Russia varies widely depending on ethnicity. How common mixed-ethnicity families are depends largely on couples' ability to overcome cultural, religious and social differences between their ethnic groups and also on settlement and migration patterns.
Young Russians are in no hurry to start living on their own. The age of moving out from the parental home has increased from 18-20 for previous generations to 23-25 for today's youth. Instead, young people are spending more time in search of themselves and taking longer to get an education and choose a partner, according to a study by Ekaterina Mitrofanova, Junior Research Fellow at the HSE Institute of Demography, and Alina Dolgova, student at the HSE Faculty of Social Sciences.
In the issue: Mortality in Russia: the second epidemiologic revolution that never was. Economic and social implications of the demographic transition (translation from English). Mortality from external causes of death in Russia over the past half-century. Ethnically mixed families in the Russian Federation. Health and well-being of the elderly with various religious background in Europe. On demographic development of the BRICS countries.