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Russia's demographic decline

Posted by Mitch Kokai at 2:45 PM

An alarmingly low birth rate and high death rate are combining to cause major demographic challenges for Russia in the years ahead.

UNC-Chapel Hill historian Peter Coclanis discussed those challenges during a presentation today to the John Locke Foundation's Shaftesbury Society.

In the clip below, he discusses some challenges that will interest the outside world, including the United States.

3:20 p.m. update: Watch the full 50:04 recording by clicking the play button below.

You'll find other John Locke Foundation video presentations here.

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