This is the latest idea from the UN. According to YahooNews, the UN is urging Russia to reform its immigration policies to reduce the impact of labor shortages, slower economic growth and other pressures brought on by its ongoing demographic crisis. Hey UN, I've been saying this for years! Couple problems with that, and at the top of it is xenophobia. Other ground-breaking information on Russia's demographic crisis from the UN report...
For reasons that are not fully understood, Russians suffer very high levels of cardiovascular disease. But most experts blame the country's overall high death rate on alcohol. Drinking has been linked to everything from liver disease to Russia's high number of murders, suicides and fatal accidents.
For this problem, the UN suggests maybe overhauling the healthcare system.
Thank you, UN, for letting us know what everyone already knew.