Shocking facts about Russia

The territory of Russia is 17,075,260 square meters. km and mostly lies north of 55 ° N
85% of the area suitable for a comfortable stay constant as the population permafrost (areas of Siberia and the Far East) is 65% in Russia, marshes and wetlands are almost 22% of the river and the lake is about 4%.
Some of the land is periodically flooded, part occupied by mountains and forests, under the ravines, deserts and salt flats.
In 2005, used in Russia in agriculture 2.2 million square meters. km, of which under cultivation is 1.2 million, under the settlement of all types in the country employs 0.2 million square meters. km, for industrial facilities and military targets under 0.2 million, 0.1 million under other
For a happy life for Russians is 2,561,289 square meters. km. This is only 15% of the territory.

Average temperatures in January, according to different regions, from +6 to -50 ° C, July 1 to 45 ° C, precipitation falls from 150 to 2000 mm per year.
At temperatures below -5 ° C spending on infrastructure with each degree below zero are growing exponentially.
For snow thickness of 40 cm in St. Petersburg requires more than 30 days.
Russia's population is paying for utilities about 3 trillion rubles a year, which is about 100,000,000,000 dollars.

Growing season in most parts of Russia 2-3 months (in Europe or the United States 8-9 months). The average annual yield of grain in Russia (Nechernozemie) — about 17 quintals, in Germany, France and England (at Nechernozemie) — 70, Sweden — 60, in Ireland — 85, Ukraine (the black earth) — a total of 24 tons per hectare.
More than 70% of Russian territory — a zone of risky agriculture.

Russia is less than 2% of world GDP. The main export items (according to the FCS) is a gas and oil (70%), primary metals (15%), logs (10%), everything else, including equipment, weapons and technology — less than 5%.
Annually in the country is based only 2.7% of the required volume of housing.

The frontier of Russia stretches for 58,322 km and has 424 border crossing.
Total number of settlements 157,895, with more than 39,000 abandoned by residents of villages and towns, we have in the Central Federal District, North-West, the Far North, Siberia and Far East.
Over the past 10 years has disappeared from the map of Russia 12,000 villages and 290 towns in the north of the country the population has declined by more than 40%.
Up to 70% of Russia's needs for food are covered by imports.

In Russia, are registered more than 1,000 criminal bosses, including more than 400 so-called "thieves in law". Only 10% of them are ethnic Russian, other Caucasians. Most of all, "the lawyers' lives in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Moscow, Leningrad and Tver regions, Krasnodar and Stavropol territories.
73.07% of Russians approve of the idea of separation from the Russian Caucasus republics.

Russia accounts for over 20% of the heroin produced in the world.
The Russian market only heroin is estimated at 13 billion dollars annually.
Every day in Russia, about 100 people die from a drug overdose.
78.7% of Russians consider unacceptable cooperation with law enforcement.

The average Russian consumes 18 liters of alcohol a year. At the conclusion of the UN experts, the annual consumption of 8 liters of alcohol per capita leads to a serious degradation of the population.
In Russia, a pack of cigarettes can be bought for 30 cents, a bottle of beer, which you can buy on every corner 24 hours a day, is cheaper than a bottle of drinking water.
Only 1% of the water consumed by Russians is world class quality.

Turnover of adulterated and counterfeit products in Russia is, depending on the industry, from 30 to 90%. According to analysts, the amount of fraud in certain sectors of the Russian economy is up to 85%. Among the leaders are counterfeit CD, clothes, shoes, alcohol and car parts.

Last year, the airports of Russia seized more than 50 tons of explosives.
In 2009, Russia was committed 786 terrorist attacks. Since the beginning of 2010 had 712.
The flight time of strike aircraft from NATO borders of Estonia and Latvia to St. Petersburg less than 4 minutes to Moscow — no more than 18.

Life in Russia is pleased with two kinds of people: those who do not know and those who share.

1.5% of Russia's population own 50% of the national wealth.
According to the CSR "Rosgosstrakh", Russia's annual revenue of more than $ 1 million from 160,000, the annual income of more than $ 100,000 are 440,000 families.
92% of the large Russian industry, banks, etc. — it is foreign ownership.
Only in Swiss banks is about $ 25 billion of Russian origin.
Petersburg to 30,000 homeless people have less than three hundred places in shelters.

In the State Duma and the Federation Council meets 12 billionaires, the general condition of which is estimated at 41 billion dollars.
Russia has 62 billionaires with a combined capital of $ 297 billion Russian billionaires are paying the lowest taxes in the world (13%) who did not dream of their counterparts in France and Sweden (57%), Denmark (61%) and Italy (66 %).
26% of Russians have outstanding credit.
143,000 people have lost their right to travel abroad because of debt problems.

63% of Russians with incomes above the national average would want their children to study and work abroad. 35% want their children to live abroad permanently.
According to the World Bank, in 2010, moved to Russia 12.3 million people.
During the first two quarters of this year, the Russian Central Bank has estimated, from Russia to CIS sent $ 6.3 billion private transfers.

The average life expectancy of Russian men is 58.9 years, women fall short right up to 72, as in Guyana and North Korea, not surprisingly, with an average salary of 6,593 rubles / month and the official poverty line in 5.559 rubles. The number of Russian shower with incomes below that level is 43,100,000.
The poverty line for the U.S. — $ 18.310 for a family of 3 persons per year — 1.525,83 dollars per month.
According to the Health Ministry, the number of disabled people in Russia is about 10% of the population.

Minimum wage (SMIC) employee in Russia from 1 January 2009 is 4.330 rubles / month or about 96 €.
The minimum wage in Luxembourg — 1.642 €, Ireland — 1.462 €, Belgium — 1.387 €, Romania — 153 €, Bulgaria — 123 €. In the U.S. — $ 7.25 per hour.
Social aid unemployed refugees in the EU is around € 800.
23 members of the Board of Sberbank in 2008 were in the form of bonuses 934 million rubles.
41% of Russians do not use any financial services.
Each medal at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver cost Russia $ 12 million.

Market Basket in Russia consists of 407 goods and services in the UK — from 650.
The minimum set in Russia on average is 8.252,5 USD / month.
Cheapest in the Saratov region. — 6.707,4 rub., The most expensive in Chukotka — 15.800,5 rub.
Expenditure on education, recreation, quality care, maintenance or improvement of living conditions in the cost of living are not included.

One prisoner in the colony costs 6,800 rubles.
The average pension in Russia on average amounts to 6.629,76 rub.
The minimum old-age pension in Russia 2.723,41 USD / month, ensures the existence of a pensioner at survival. 67.4% of Russians consider retirement disaster.
The exceptions are the officials, the pension by up to 75% of previous income.
Justice of the Peace, a retired, receives a pension of about Rs 70,000 / month.
For a happy old Russian has set aside an average of 5,800 euros per year.

85% of Russians do not see an opportunity to influence government decision-making.
77% of people believe that it is not ready to participate in the political life of the country.
62% reported that they all rely on ourselves and try every possible way to avoid contact with any authorities.
3% said that they always achieve their goals, coming into contact with the authorities.
66.6% of Russians are ashamed of themselves.

The majority of Russia's population is concentrated in the triangle whose vertices are the St. Petersburg in the north, in the south of Novorossiysk and Irkutsk in the east.
In Siberia, an area of nearly 3/4 of the territory of Russia, with less than a quarter of the population, mostly along the Trans-Siberian Railway, which are its major cities — Novosibirsk, Omsk, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk.
In the Urals, the population is concentrated between Nizhny Tagil and Magnitogorsk.
The centers of gravity of migration in the country are Moscow (60%) and St. Petersburg (18%). All attempts by the authorities to occupy the eastern regions turn a waste of money.

The total population of Russia, according to recent reports, is approximately 130,500,000 people.
Of these, 82% (107.010.000) live in cities and towns, so that:
12,948,000 in Moscow, the Moscow Region 7,997,000,
in St. Petersburg, 6,897,000, 3,479,000 in the Leningrad region.
(Including temporary registration and work permits for foreign workers)

Of the total population:
56% of people of retirement and pre-retirement age — 73,080,000
personnel of the army, along with contractors, conscripts, civilian, personnel auxiliary enterprises, research institutes, design bureaus and universities — 1,124,000
staff of the FSB, the Federal Security Service, Service of Special Communication, FPS, SVR, etc. — 2,140,000
MOE staff members, FMS, MIA, BB, FSIN, the Ministry of Justice and the Prosecutor's Office — 2,539,000
customs officers, tax, health and other inspections — 1,238,000
officials of licensing, registration and regulatory bodies — 1,312,000
the Foreign Ministry and goszagranuchrezhdeny (CIS, UN, UNESCO, PACE, etc.) — 91.000
employees of other federal agencies, ministries and departments — 1,253,000
clerks pension, social, insurance and other assets — 1,724,000
deputies and employees of government agencies at all levels — 1,870,000
priests and religious attendants and religious buildings — 528,000
notaries, law offices, lawyers and inmates — 1,842,000
private security personnel, detectives, security, etc. — 1,975,000
unemployed — 8,370,000
Total: 99,086,000 people that exist within the budget and the solvency of the population.

It remains to 31,414,000 people.
And is everything. All small, medium, and farm business class.
Where, by the way, are still young children, students, housewives, neglected, homeless, displaced people, refugees, etc., etc., etc.

This is partly explained by the fact that Russia's GDP is much higher than economic product of Los Angeles, USA.

Only 20% of the population believes the situation in a peaceful and prosperous Russia.
More than half of citizens (59%) believe that Russia is on the wrong path, and only 18% of those surveyed say they believe in the correctness of the course.
Own financial situation was called a good 18% of those surveyed, 54% found it difficult, but tolerable, 17% stated that they "can not stand it any longer."
11% are hoping to improve their financial situation in the future,
29% believe that it will only get worse.
19% of Russians are ready to participate in mass protests.
14% are willing to participate in strikes.
Activities of the government did not approve of 68% of the respondents.

Most Russians use in their daily life proverbs, aphorisms (81%), quotations from literary works, films, words of songs (66%) and offensive language, math (61%).

32% of Russians believe that the destiny of man can be influenced by magic, 58% do not believe in magic and witchcraft, and 10% find it difficult to answer.
In the towns and villages of the people believe in magic in roughly equal measure.
Only in Moscow, 74% of respondents do not believe in any magical powers, but money.

78% of Russians believe that Russia is living through the regions. 74% of Russians hostile to the Muscovites, 44% believe that dislike of the "strong" and "very strong", in other words, the Muscovites in Russia hate two-thirds of citizens.
Now in Moscow for one hectare area there were 160 people at the maximum allowable in civilized countries, the level of 140. Under the road network in the cities, comparable with Moscow allocated 20-30% of the whole territory. In Moscow, only 8.7%.
Moscow is one of five cities in the world with the long traffic jams, and Muscovites — some of the most aggressive and angry drivers in the world.

According to the magazine "RBC» (№ 11, 2007), national-ethnic composition of Moscow is as follows:
Russian — 31%
Azerbaijanis — 14%
Tatars, Bashkirs, Chuvash — 10%
Ukrainians — 9%
Koreans, Chinese, Vietnamese — 6%
Tajiks, Uzbeks, Kazakhs, Kyrgyz — 5%
Chechens, Dagestani and Ingush — 4%
Armenians — 4%
Belarusians — 3%
Georgians — 3%
Moldovans — 3%
Roma — 2%
Jews — 1%
other people — 5%
Moscow real lives of over 14 million people, including Russian — 4,340,000. In the capital of the Russian Empire Russian — minority.
Rating crime situation in the districts of Moscow.

Here is a list of the most popular baby names that appeared in the South-East district of Moscow for 2009: Men: Women:
Plato Ali Zahar Makar Elisha Zlata Amin Kamil Leila Yaroslav
Damir Emil Mohammed Amir Miroslav Malik Madina Aysel

In Russia, more than 23.000.000 people are Muslim and officially identify themselves as Muslims. Over the past 15 years, the number of Muslims in Russia increased by 40%.
Azerbaijanis live in Moscow than in Baku, and Tatars more than in Kazan.
By mid-century, a Muslim will be at least every fourth Russian.
Muslim leaders call to remove arms from Russian Orthodox symbols. If the number of Muslims will grow at its current pace, the Muslim community can raise the issue in the country to introduce the post of vice-president is Muslim.
Perhaps with an eye on this situation, Vladimir Putin has invited countries, members of the "Islamic Conference", to go to Russia.

On the development of Islam in Russia from the State budget was allocated in 2007, 800 million rubles, the adviser on domestic policy control of the presidential administration of Russia Alexei Grishin. "Cooperation with the state Muslim organizations is complex, in some areas," — he said. Chief among these is the support of Islamic education at that last year the government allocated 400 million rubles.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev considers a channel, which conducted the teaching of the basics of Islam and explain the role of the Mufti.

According to the National Organization of Russian Muslims, every Friday only in St. Petersburg at least three Russian convert to Islam.
The vast number of converts — of students. In Russia, more than 3,000 mosques.
For Chechnya in Moscow universities annually allocated budget of about 600 seats, Ingushetia last year received 700 seats, Dagestan — 153.

Russia is unique among non-Muslim countries to recognize the victory of the terrorist group Hamas in the elections to the Authority (01.2006). The leaders of the Islamic Jihad at the state level three times visited the Kremlin (02.2006, 02.2007 and 02.2010).
May 11, 2010 Dmitry Medvedev met in Syria with the head of Hamas, Khaled Mashaal.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that he considered a vital link to Hamas.

Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology register a "Halal", in which food and medicine will be checked for compliance with the requirements of Islam.

True Orthodox in Russia — not more than 4.5%, ie not more than 6 million people.
At least once a month, the Orthodox Church visited 8% of the parishioners, at least once a year — 18%, at least — 15%, and did not attend — 59%.
Communion at least once a month — 2%. Several times a year — 6%. Once a year or less — 10%. 21% of respondents could not answer the question, what is a "sacrament."

2.338 registered in Russia's homes. They contain 55,126 orphans.
To prevent child neglect has been allocated just over 60 million.
Sterilization of stray dogs in Moscow spent 87 million rubles. budget year. For 13,000 rubles dog.
27 million rubles more than the homeless children.
Every year in Moscow of dog bite affects about 30,000 people.

More than 40% of the products sold in Moscow, are counterfeit. Most often detected counterfeits of oil and butter, condensed milk, tea, coffee, mineral water, stewed beef, honey and confectionery.
Leaders of the black list are: cheese, 42.5% of which are not in compliance, curd cheese (45.5%), curd (42.1%), Weigh cream (33.3%), shawarma (40%), salad (20%) and cakes (18.8%).
At present, almost 70% of food produced under controlled TU nobody, not the guests, which allows low-quality food.
In Russia, February 15, 2010 abolished the mandatory certification of food (including alcohol) and cosmetic products, leaving only the health standards, and the certificate of conformity GOST a voluntary declaration of the manufacturer. Failure to approach the licensing of medical and pharmaceutical activity.

According to the prevailing GOST-50597-93, paragraph 3.1.2. limit the size of individual drawdowns, potholes, etc. roadway damage streets and roads must not exceed the length of 15 cm, width — 60 cm depth — 5 cm "fovea" two feet — Russian standard.
The number of lifts, obsolete, is in Moscow, 36%, 49% in St. Petersburg.
In Moscow, there are 257 public (free) toilets in St Petersburg — 275, ie one toilet for 25,000 people, not counting tourists. And they close at seven. In ancient Rome, there were 144 public toilets.

In Moscow, the average price of 1 square. meter in the primary market of elite housing in the I quarter of 2010 was marked at $ 19,881. The most expensive new luxury apartments in the capital city is located in the Patriarch's Ponds: the offer price in the area is $ 33,950 per 1 sq. km. meter. In second place in the Little House Dmitrovka with the price of the square $ 32,520.
Per kilogram of gold in Moscow, you can buy 2 square meters. meters of decent housing.

In Russia, the only officially registered
— disabilities — more than 12,000,000
— Alcoholics — over 4,580,000
— addicts — over 2,870,000
— Mental Illness — 978,000
— TB patients — about 890,000
— Hypertension — over 22,400,000 people
— HIV positive — at least 2,380,000 people.

The share of public expenditure on social services (education, health, housing, culture, sports, etc., etc.) — 2007:
Developed countries — 70.3%
Latin America — 64.1%
Countries in Asia — 54.9%
African countries — 50.1%
Russia — 15.0%
The share of public expenditure on the state apparatus, internal security and defense — in 2007:
Developed countries — 11.1%
Latin America — 19.2%
Countries in Asia — 27.5%
African countries — 25.7%
Russia — 42.2%

Russia is the second largest in the world in the spread of counterfeit medicines.
82% of medicines sold through public pharmacies, falsified or do not match the expiration date. Usually, in tablets nedokladyvayut active substance or to use a "dummy" of the Cretaceous.
Russia annually realized by € 300 million of counterfeit medicines.
75% of drugs in Russia — foreign production.
Only 2% of domestic pharma companies meet international standards, only 10% of them can use domestic raw materials.
The cost of drugs in Russia is 3-4 times higher than international reference prices for similar products.

Roszdravnadzor began work on amendments to the law "On medicines" that permit clinical trials of medicines in children. According to current law, Russia has not allowed the clinical research on the effects of medical drugs to minors.

On January 1, 2008 Russia's foreign debt increased by 38.7% to $ 550.1 billion which is equivalent to the volume of foreign reserves.
Stabilization Fund, which stood on January 1, 2008 $ 156.81 billion, ceased to exist in connection with the conversion to the Reserve Fund (to finance the ongoing obligations of the budget in the fall of oil prices) and the National Welfare Fund (for future generations).
Means both funds are placed in foreign assets. Basically, in the U.S..
The State Oil Fund of Norway at the beginning of 2010 amounted to $ 456 billion

From 1991 to 2009, the net outflow of capital from Russia amounted to more than $ 2 trillion.
In 2005, the figure was $ 14.8 billion compared with $ 9.2 billion in 2002.
For 2007 from Russia abroad spent about $ 26 billion outflow in 2008 was $ 129.9 billion, in 2009, about $ 90.8 billion in the three months abroad in 2010 spent $ 19.76 billion

Despite the fact that bank deposits are now brought into the best 12% of income per year, 20% of people keep their savings in banks is. 16% of people keep money under the mattress, and more than 60% of people have no savings at all. Average per capita income in February of this year was 8,092 rubles.

In Moscow, the first in Russia detoxification center for toddlers, Liquor — Children and adolescent substance abuse inpatient unit based drug treatment clinic number 12. Every day in the country die from heroin 82 people of military age, in the year — 30,000 people.

Sociological company Globescan interviewed 39,435 people in 33 countries. List of the world's least popular countries led Iran, the U.S. and Russia.
Of all the countries of the least popular in Finland, Russia (65% negative), France (62%), Poland (56%) and the UK (50%).
It is best to include Russia in Nigeria (52%).

In the view of Russians there is no country in the world that they categorically considered a friend. "Friends" of the Russian Federation, according to the Russians, have settled in the list as follows: Russia — 38%, Kazakhstan — 23%, China — 14%, Germany — 13%, France — 11%, India — 4%, Venezuela — 4% United States — 3%, no allies — 12%.

In 2004, out of every 15 home sold in London, bought by Russians.
According to a study Knight Frank, in 2000, Russian bought houses and flats in England exceeding? 93 million in 2004, the amount rose to £ 396 million in 2006, they spent? 799 million, bringing the total amount, if you count from 2000 year, to £ 2.2 billion property, sold for less than? 1 million is not included.
In 2005-2009 housing in Britain bought 219,000 Russians.

In Russia there are over 160 regulatory authorities, which may come to you with a check. Some of them (the Prosecutor's Office, the Federal Security Service, Interior Ministry, Customs), have the right to initiate and investigate criminal cases and deal with operational and investigative activities.
Russian judges sentencing in criminal cases, they are wrong in 40% of cases.
Percentage of acquittals (unless it is a jury) does not exceed 0.8%.

Bribery received state employees, determined by the total amount of claims on officially initiated on corruption Criminal Code articles criminal cases.
In Russia, the annual amount of bribes in the courts reach $ 210 million. Russia ranks 43rd in terms of corruption of the judiciary. Such indicators, Venezuela, Chile, Congo, Morocco and Senegal. The courts take the fifth place in the ranking of corrupt industries. Even worse is the case only with the universities, free medical care, military service and receiving housing.
Russians annually give to 3 billion dollars in bribes to various instances.
About 25% of Russians are interested in maintaining corrupt society.

Russia dropped sharply in the ranking of the corruption index compiled by the international organization Transparency International. Last year, she was 126th, and this is 147th out of 180 seats and shares its position with Kenya, Syria and Bangladesh. In Doing Business 2008 ranking of Russia in 106 place, ahead only of Tajikistan.
The indicator "licensing as a condition for ease of doing business" Russia at 177 out of 178, beating only Eritrea.

The actual level of corruption in Russia exceeds the effect on economic development. And better not be, since In 2006 alone, the legislature increased by 2%, 3.8% judicial and executive establishment increased by 20.4%. Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Control for the year grew to 176 times from 116 to 20,469 people. The number of employees increased by the RF Prosecutor 2,000 people. "Rosstat" grew by 1.4% — at the end of the year it employed 23,796 people.

In 2009, damage from economic crimes for the first time exceeded one trillion rubles, calculated in Investigative Committee of the Interior Ministry. This is nearly 7.5 times more than the year before. Total value of seized assets, together with the inventory of items (related to crime) exceeded 89 billion rubles. Most criminals are fiscal terms and the consumer market.

According to Department of the Russian Interior Ministry's own safety, for I quarter 2009 the police were committed 18,000 crimes — it is 18% more than the same period in 2008. About 35% of the crimes committed by police officers — ordinary in the first place, robbery and murder.

In 2008, the Interior Ministry was charged almost 35,000 claims amounting to more than 20 billion rubles. Of these, 19,000 granted almost $ 1 billion rubles. On average, for the murder of relatives receive 100-300.000 rub, torture and mutilation victims compensated sum of $ 10-150.000 rub. In 2009, the number of police officers prosecuted, has more than doubled.
In 2009 were brought to justice more than three thousand inspectors DPS. And 435 of them — to the criminal.

In Russia, every day go missing over 300 people. In 2008, 50,000 missing persons. Of the 120,000 people who went last year, the majority, almost 59,000 men, 38,000 — women, 23,000 — minors and small children. MIA the last few years trying to classify this information.
The number of such crimes is 3 times the similar statistics in the U.S. and 19-20 times the EU countries. "

Criminal actions of customs officials SZTU only for 8 months in 2008 damaged the interests of the state of $ 76 million, in 2007 the damage was estimated at 113 million rubles. During the first 9 months of 2009, referred to the prosecutor's office 207 materials filed 139 criminal cases.

The reform of the Armed Forces only in the Army in 2012, the number of units and decreased from 1890 to 172. The officer corps will be reduced from 315,000 to 150,000 people, and the general's with 1.886 up to 900 people.
Defense apparatus reduced by 2.5 times, eliminate the institution of warrant officers (170,000 people) and 65 military schools reshaped to 10 educational and research centers.
Maybe because 87% of Russian army officers openly disloyal to the government.
In 2009, the Military Academy of the General Staff was able to do a total of 16 military officers in Russia.

In 2015, most of the soldiers and officers of the Russian army will be Muslim.
There is reason to believe that in the short term will be the basis of the Russian Armed Forces mercenary infantry, whose main objective will struggle against external threats, but from the inside. The Armed Forces risk available exclusively police functions.

Since 1994, the arrival of new technology in the defense forces ceased and until 2007 was not renewed. Therefore, air-defense has long been a focal nature, providing cover only some of the most important sites. It gape huge "holes", the largest of which — between Khabarovsk and Irkutsk (about 3,400 km). Not even all the missile divisions RVSN covered ground air defense, in particular, it relates to the 7 th, 14 th, 28 th, 35 th, 54 th Division. In 62 subjects of the Russian air defense "is not brilliant." Not protected from air strikes, such centers of the Russian defense industry, as Perm, Izhevsk, Vladimir, Nizhny Novgorod, Omsk, Chelyabinsk, Tula, Ulyanovsk.
As for the "novelty" of the Russian S-400 air defense, so far, there are only two of their division (4 launchers, 24 missiles). This is not enough to cover even a country like Serbia.

Almost all of the gas is produced in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District (89% of the gas produced in Russia) passes through a region where, among the endless tundra and riparian forests of the river right Hetta 17 intersected high-pressure gas pipelines.
Local residents from the village Pangody call it very fittingly — "The Cross."
It happened with malicious intent, or misunderstanding, is unknown, but the life of 78% of Russia's population is dependent on the area of 500 by 500 meters.
In the case of compulsion to obey, a blow to a geographic point RF immediately cause a catastrophe in the power of the European part of Russia (it is 80% dependent on natural gas), undermine the important article of foreign exchange earnings, and (if it is in winter) will cause the death of hundreds of thousands from the cold people, because thermal power plants with a stop stop and feed heating in urban areas.
From the coast of the Arctic Ocean to Pangody just over 500 km. Defense in these places is not at all. Cruise missile — 15 minutes of normal flight.

In 2009, of the 238 full-time military polygons eliminated 131 training center of various kinds and types of troops. In this case, the number of personnel surviving sites and training centers is reduced by half.
Plan to reform the Russian Air Force, Army Air Corps provides for the reduction of combat pilots about a third, from 245 military airfields will be 27.
In Chelyabinsk VVAUSH in 2009 were recruited for the first year only 29 people.

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has excluded from the list of strategic nine Russian companies, including developer (Moscow Institute of Heat Engineering) and the manufacturer (Votkinsk plant) missile complexes "Topol" and "Mace".
The decree aims to reduce the number of strategic enterprises fivefold.

One set of the new army uniform from the Defense Ministry in Yudashkin costs 50,000 rubles. Overcoat of this set is worth 12,000 rubles, and in a normal shaped tie Russian taxpayer puts only 600 rubles.
Division NATO superior combat effectiveness Russia more than 3 times.

Management and maintenance of the building of the General Staff of Defense in charge of the firm "encore". Cleaning costs are 18,000,000 rubles / month, an increase over the last three years by 14 times.

Combat capabilities of the Russian Navy in 2002, conceded to foreign fleets:
the Baltic Sea — the Swedish fleet in 2 times, Finnish — 2 times, the German — 4 times;
on the Black Sea — Turkey 3 times;
U.S. Navy — 20 times, the fleet of England — 7 times, the French Navy — 6 times, Japan — 3 times.
By 2015, the Russian Navy will remain no more than 60 submarines and ships 1 and 2 rank (15 for the Navy), and nearly all — of obsolete models. By this time, the U.S. Navy to be increased to 300 ships of the same class.
Over the past 10 years, the Navy Russia decreased by 60%.

Transport Minister Igor Levitin, supported the initiative of the St. Petersburg officials in re-docks "Baltic Plant", a leading naval enterprise of the North-West of Russia, under the cruise ships and yachts.
The factory (64 hectares on Vasilievsky Island) will take an elite business district.

Russia has failed to fulfill an order in China for 38 transport planes and Il-76 tanker aircraft IL-78. In the same year, Russia, Algeria returned 10 bought her MiG-29 because of their poor quality.
New Russian nanoaviatehnology, Su-35, just a modification of the model of the Su-27, which is already more than 20 years, and compare it with the last U.S. fighter F-22 Raptor, at least, is incorrect.

Ten MiG-29 will be transferred to the Lebanese Air Force compensation, the director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Mikhail Dmitriev. Before sending the aircraft will be refurbished and upgraded to the level of export. The price of one "blink" in the export the $ 30-35 million
Of 1,800 combat aircraft of Soviet era, were in service with the Russian Air Force, 1,200 aircraft can not fly, and in need of major repairs.

Many of the Russian Air Force pilots flying nedotyagivaet even to the minimum standards: an average of 50 hours per year (8.5 minutes per day), instead of 120 (20 minutes per day).
Crashed in Lithuania in September 2005, the Su-27 Major Trojans had 14 annual flight hours, he strayed off course due to lack of flight experience.
In aviation, soon there will be no pilot-sniper, almost no pilot class 1. After 10 years, leaving only the pilots third class at the age of 37-40 years.
Two years ago, cadet flight school from the state budget for a day on all-about-all be 50 rubles. Service dogs MIA — 130 rubles.

Russian Ministry of Defense spent on the development and testing of unmanned aircraft 5 billion rubles, without achieving any results.
President of the Corporation "Irkut": — Appreciation of the Su-30MKI, heard from the mouth of the Indian President, means a lot to us ….
President of India is the 75-year-old grandmother Pratibha Patil.

Leaders of some defense companies sometimes refuse to defense contracts because the "rollback" leaves of the plant, even in production costs.
Perhaps that is why the period from 1994 to 2009, the army has received a total of 114 new tanks T-90, 20 new Su-27, 6 modernized Su-25, Su-34 2, 3 Tu-160 (1 and 2 of the new modernized) and 2 Ka-50 helicopter.
Each satellite "Glonass" about a third of their imported components.
Control Station "Glonass" in the suburban queen with five of visible satellites could not determine its own location.

Defense Ministry plans to increase the retirement age for senior officers. Colonels will go on a holiday is not present in 45, and in 50 years, colonels — at 55, the generals — after 60.

In 2008, criminal proceedings were brought 20 generals and admirals, officers convicted 1,611, of which 160 were the commanders of the military units.
The damage caused by corruption in the Russian army in 2009, has more than doubled, exceeding 3 billion rubles.
The Russian armed forces are more than 2,000 convicted officers.

Russia wrote off Libya's debt of $ 4.5 billion in debt relief had previously been to Afghanistan and $ 11.6 billion for Iraq, $ 12 billion
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani welcomed the decision of the Russian leadership.

Russia gave Venezuela a loan of $ 2.2 billion for the purchase of weapons.
The money will be spent by 92 tanks and an unknown number of short-range missiles.
Russia will provide Mongolia a loan of $ 300 million for the development of agriculture.
Nauru (area 21.3 sq. km., Population about 15,000 people) received a $ 50 million loan to the "social programs" after the recognition of the independence of Abkhazia.
The cost of the recognition of independence of South Ossetia will be discussed separately.

Russia confirms its intention to allocate Moldova a loan of $ 500 million in specific conditions and amount of aid to be defined later.
Serbia plans to provide loans at 1 billion euros, 3.8 billion euros in Bulgaria to help build nuclear power plants.
Finance ministers of Armenia and Russia — Kudrin Davtyan and signed an agreement to provide Yerevan 15-year loan for $ 500 million
Abkhazia and South Ossetia will receive financial assistance of $ 5.2 billion.
(The population of South Ossetia — about 72,000 people.)
Russia will send to the socio-economic rehabilitation of Abkhazia in the next three years, more than 10 billion rubles.
Russia will give Kyrgyzstan government loan of $ 2 billion.
Kyrgyzstan and Russia to resolve the issue of debt forgiveness Bishkek to Moscow in the amount of $ 180 million
Russia will grant financial assistance to Kyrgyzstan in the amount of $ 150 million
Russia will give Kyrgyzstan an additional stabilization credit of $ 50 million
Russia will give the building in Bishkek under the Cultural Center.
Decommissioned balance Afghan debt of $ 891 million dollars. The total amount of money lost was $ 12 billion.
In 2010, Moscow will spend 866 million pounds to promote a positive image of Russia — more than to fight unemployment.

Russia handed over to China of the island territories in the Amur River (174 sq. km.). "Contrary to the skeptics, Russia will not incur any territorial losses as a result of this act of goodwill toward China. On the contrary, it is based on pragmatic considerations and long-term interests of Moscow. "
(Quote from the press release MFA)

For 2010, the Russian government does not allocate quotas rybodobychu areas "disputed territories" Kuril Islands. Without any explanation. The decision to transfer the islands of Japan, it seems, in one form or another, has been taken.

In Russia, China bought and mastered the 80,400 hectares of agricultural land (transaction price — $ 21.4 million). Although foreign owners of Russian land try especially not to advertise their activities, it is known that among them Swedish investment fund Black Earth Farming (a Russian company "Agro-Invest" controls about 300,000 hectares), the Swedish company also Alpcot agro (invested in Russia $ 230 million and controls more than 490,000 hectares), the company "Rav Agro-Pro" with the participation of Israeli, American, and British capital (controls 150,000 hectares). In addition, the Danish Trigon Agri acquired in the past two years in Russia, 121,000 ha.

But, back to the people. Russia put an end to demographics.
A detailed analysis of the demographic situation and to understand the causes of fertility decline is not possible: from 1997 to the present day has not been restored collection of the most basic statistics. The census of 2002 was purely formal and does not reflect the real situation.
In Russia, eight million abortions a year and a half per cent of them — in the later stages.
90.000 — a city of children killed for money.

Former Minister of Regional Development of Russia Vladimir Yakovlev believes that migration and demographic situation in the country in terms of sharpness came to the fore. "The country will soon no one will work. Up to 60% of the Russians — is the elderly, children and the disabled. Of the 20 million working-age men about 1 million serving sentences for various crimes, 4 million are in the Interior Ministry, Emergencies Ministry and the FSB. Another 4 million — chronic alcoholics, and 1 million — addicts "- said Yakovlev. The minister added that the male mortality in Russia is 4 times higher than female. "Now the loss of healthy men with similar losses of the USSR in the Great Patriotic War", — said Yakovlev.

Nearly 2 million children under the age of 14 years, beaten by parents, that for many, ends in death. 50,000 children run away from home to escape domestic violence, and 7,000 victims of sexual crimes.
And again, officially registered in Russia over 2 million orphans. Only in St. Petersburg each year, about 3,000 new orphans.

The number of sexual offenses against minors has increased 25.6 times. In 2003, there were 129 such incidents recorded in 2007 — more than 3,000. In 2007, the country lost 2,500 minors, as against 70.500 teenagers committed violent crimes. The Prosecutor's Office of the Russian Federation said that in 2007, against children was committed 161,000 crimes, 2,500 children were killed.

The number of prisoners per 100 thousand population Russia ranks second in the world (605) after the United States (710). Followed by Kazakhstan (598), and Belarus (505).

According to the Health Ministry, every year 180,000 people die in Russia "for reasons related to the impact of harmful and hazardous working environments," more than 200,000 people are injured at work, recorded 10,000 cases of occupational diseases, more than 14,000 people are disabled. Losses from poor working conditions each year is 4% of GDP.

According to the Railways, in Russia in 2009 on the railways in the area of the train was injured 4.447, of which 2.953 people died.

Every moment in Russia dies five people and born only three ie, more deaths than births on average 1.7 times, and in some regions of 2-3.
Now 100 women of reproductive age were 124 children, while for simple numerical compensation generations to 215 children.

In Russia, 30% of children are born outside marriage. Ten years ago, was born out of wedlock children 14.6%, but by 2003, that number had doubled.
The funny thing: in Russia married women by 65 thousand more than married men.
According to opinion polls, 60% of Russians do not have children and do not plan to acquire them.

Each year, Russia is losing population roughly equal to the entire region of Pskov, Karelia republic type or a large city, such as Krasnodar.
Over the last 10 years by 40% decline in population in the Far East and 60% in the Far North. In Siberia, the last few years has disappeared 11,000 villages and 290 towns.
Only mortality from cardiovascular diseases and diseases of the circulatory system than 1,400,000 people.
Annually due to tobacco use in Russia kills 270,000. Smoked for almost 70% of men and 30% women.
In Russia, 26,000 children die before the 10 years, 50 babies die every day, 70% of them in hospitals.

Substation "emergency" in Ulyanovsk on the brink of disaster: the machine is put into the loan, 70% of cars are worn out. In Omsk, due to late arrival of teams killed 50-60 patients per month, and in the Vladimir region callers openly declare: "We are for people older than 70 years do not leave."

Ministry of Health is planning to dismiss for outpatient treatment, ie home 750,000 "socially benign" mentally ill. Police preparing for the addition operation.
In Russia, the cost of health care in 2008 was 15,000 rubles / person per year, whereas in the UK for health was allocated $ 3 thousand, in France and Germany — $ 3.6 thousand in Norway — $ 4.8 thousand

The State Duma has to cancel some articles of the Criminal Code providing for liability of doctors for negligence. Each year from medical errors in Russia kills 50,000 people, the public organization "League for the patients." At the same time prove to the court a medical error is almost impossible. In Russia, salaries of doctors, middle and junior staff — the lowest in the world, the proportion of erroneous and false diagnoses — the highest in the world.

One in five metropolitan private medical center puts their patients with false diagnoses, in order to then assign unnecessary, but expensive treatment.
On average, physicians are paid about 10% of the amount that the patient left the clinic.

However, Russia's population has been steadily decreasing, not only through "natural wastage", as elegantly expressed officials.

According to the Prosecutor General's Office, the actual level of crime in Russia is 3 times higher than statistical. In 2004, 1,000,246 remained unsolved crimes, including 5,635 murders.
For reasons of criminal character dies annually over 150,000 people. (Official statistics of the Ministry of Interior)
Only in an accident, which in Russia last year was 189,000, are killed every year nearly 35,000 people, the number of injured exceeds 215,000.

The new form of the Ministry of Interior will cost 34,000 rubles. per set, which is twice more expensive than the current police garb. Employees of the Internal Troops will receive uniforms instead of green blue. St. Petersburg will form sewing factory overalls "Trud", owned by the former head of the brewing company "Baltika" Taimuraz Bolloev. Just change out to be one-third of staff MIA — about 870 thousand people. The total issue price of 29,580,000,000 rubles.
10 million elderly people could get a one-time increase in the amount of the average pension.

The share of imports in the Russian apparel market — more than 95%.
Production growth in Russia is such that the extraction of coal today "reached" the level of 1957, the production of commercial vehicles — in 1937, combines — 1933 tractors — 1931, cars and textiles — 1910 shoes — 1900 Mr.
Air transport could use 97% of the population, now only 3%.
The volume of mail Russians decreased by 20 times.

Book value of 1 km ring road in St. Petersburg — € 20 million
Price of 1 km of the "Scandinavia" in Helsinki — € 3,4 million The most expensive highway in Germany — a concrete section of the highway A-6 — cost of 12.2 million € / km.
On the Western High-Speed Diameter, 48.9 km long road, going to spend 212.7 billion rubles. — 100 million euros for 1 kilometer.
In 2008, Russia built the road as much as in China built in 10 days.

Terrorist seizure of a Moscow theater complex on Dubrovka, lasted 57 hours. Live all the television and radio channels.
48 of the 912 hostages were killed during the assault, 73 died on buses and hospital admissions from a lack of medical care and antidote.
For the storming of "Nord-Ost" was handed 57 awards, including 5 Stars Hero of Russia.
One by one the men got the Star group "Alpha" and "Vympel", took part in the operation.
The star is on the heads of the operation and the FSB generals V.Pronichevu A.Tihonovu.
The fifth star was a chemist, an empty gas in occupied buildings.
Order of Courage was Joseph Kobzon (singer).
50 memorials "Nord-Ost" were members of the Government of Moscow.
With the words: "For empathy."

Last year's conflict with Georgia has brought a bumper crop of stars Hero of Russia. The title of Hero of the five-day voynushku given considering only on open sources, at least 19 times. If we subtract from this list, six posthumously, you can see: Heroes of 12 living soldier composition is only one — the sergeant-tank, three more — junior officers, but senior officers — eight.

To "social support Heroes of the Soviet Union and the Russian Federation" for the last year St. Petersburg officials found the 15,000 rubles — it's all the characters.
Expenditure on the St. Petersburg legislature exceeded 64 million rubles.

According to MOE, in Russia every year there are about 300,000 fires, in which about 20,000 people are killed, injured more than 12,000. Daily damage averaged 17.2 million rubles.
Not less than 40,000 people die each year from drinking low-quality alcohol.

Each subject of the Russian Federation shall have the financial and material reserves are used for emergency situations: rescue, placement and supply of victims, payment of lump sum aid, etc.
These reserves are available in 83 regions of Russia, with the exception of the Republic of Tuva and the Moscow region. The total volume of material reserve now stands at 5.397 billion rubles. (85.5% of normal). On average, every Russian of accounting for 37.95 rubles.
The highest in Chukotka — 11,772 rubles., The worst performance in the Ulyanovsk region — 2.62 rubles.
Only 9 of the RF subjects have now "extreme" material reserves per capita of more than 130 rubles.
The amount of financial resources available for emergency response in the whole of Russia, today, is 11.37 billion rubles. ie for every Russian there is an average 79.95 rubles. Top settings in Chukotka (1386.58 rub.), Moscow (519.51 rubles.) And St. Petersburg (273.45 rubles.). In the Saratov region it is 0.39 rubles. for one person. Layout by Region

In Russia there are from 12 to 14 million foreign nationals, including over 8.8 million have no legal status. Recently, the situation with the influx of illegal immigrants is a positive trend, gaining the status of state compensation policy of depopulation. In the country there are more than 9 million of its own citizens out of work, and more than four million homeless.

Russia ranks first in the world in terms of smoking by children and adolescents.
According to the World Health Organization, 33% of children and adolescents in Russia are persistent smokers and to adulthood are already suffering from chronic diseases. Every year in Russia, about 30,000 young people die from drug abuse. The volume of heroin use in Russia is 300 tons per year, which is about $ 36 billion

At the maximum score of 100 points Unified State surrendered 496 people, accounting for 0.05% of the 830,415 students who passed exam.
Two million Russian teenagers can not read.
From the curriculum in 2010 excluded the lessons of astronomy. Moscow Planetarium is under construction for over 25 years.

Access to higher education in Russia has all European records:
University of Paris Sorbonne — from 250 to 1,000 euros a year (12 — 50 thousand rubles.)
Technical University of Munich — about 1200 per year (55 thousand rubles.)
Technical University of Berlin — about 500 euros a year (25 thousand rubles.)
MGIMO — from 118 to 290 rubles. per year
The Higher School of Economics — from 145 to 313 rubles. per year

The subject of "Russian Literature" is excluded from the list of compulsory subjects Unified State Examination (USE). Now, high school graduates are eligible to give it voluntarily. This decision is consistent with the state line to the de-Russification of Russia and is comparable in importance with the abolition of the column "nationality" in the passport. Of course, one can not make the force "surrender", and the more domestic literature to read, but the "unreliability" of Pushkin and Tolstoy basically means "optionality" of Russian culture in general.

For 186 heads of Russian educational institutions prosecuted. Prosecuted eight executive secretaries and members of the selection committee, seven rectors, vice-rectors and deans, 18 professors and associate professors, 153 director, deputy director and teacher training institutions. A total of 3.535 offenses, including — 1.438 on the facts of malfeasance. Opened 597 criminal cases involving bribery, 869 — on the facts of theft and misuse of budget funds. Damage amounted to more than 100 million rubles.
According to UNESCO, in 2007, the amount of bribes in the sphere of higher education in Russia reached 520 million dollars.

Russia is the third largest in the world after Iraq and Somalia in the number of its citizens filed applications for asylum abroad.
In 2008, with the request to pay 20,477 Russians — 9% more than in 2007
Most often, the Russians sought refuge in Poland (6647 people), France (3579), Austria (3436), Belgium (1615), Norway (1078), Sweden (933).
In the list of the most attractive countries for refugees Russia is on the 19th place.
While in Russia for refugee status in 2008, 3,970 foreigners applied.

Over the past 35 years, left Russia more than 40 million people. (Data MFA)
Legally entered the country three million people. Basically, from the former Soviet Union.
Each year, as part of the immigration and refugee programs from Russia leaving more than 100,000 people.

State program was provided to enable the return home of the near and far abroad 300,000. Moreover, 50,000 — in 2007, and 100,000 and 150,000 — in 2008 and 2009. For the project has been allocated from the state budget 4.5 billion rubles, plus tools used regions participating in the program. To date, spent 252.3 million rubles.
The result — in 2007 Russia through only 400 compatriots.

Russia takes 3rd place in the world in the number of researchers per 1 million population — 3,494 people. The above figures only — Norway and Sweden, 4.377 — 5.186.
According to experts, about 20,000 Russian scientists working for the EU, while remaining full-time employees of Russian state scientific institutions, for the most part "closed."

According to the Ministry of Industry and Science, now Russia's share in the global high-tech market is 0.3% (which is 130 times less than that of the U.S.). The share of GDP from use of industrial property in Russia is less than 0.5%. Allocations for research and development is 1% of gross national product of Russia.
In the ranking of scientific literacy Russia ranked 32nd out of 38. Romania on the 30th.

Apotheosis of obscurantism in the cut the budget under the guise of innovative modernization was the project leader of the United Russia Boris Gryzlov "Clean Water" according to which the ex-convict V.Petriku allocated 15 trillion rubles to create miraculous nanofilters. By pure coincidence, Gryzlov is co Petrik, managing to get a patent on the technology in Russia, despite the fact that in the world there are over 150 such technologies.

According to opinion polls, 69% of Russians do not use the Internet at all. Only 11% of respondents use the Internet daily. Once a week is connected to the World Wide Web, only 9% of respondents occasionally — 3%.
Active Internet users in Russia for one thousand of the population — 42.3 person in Sweden — 573.1. In Jamaica — 228.4.
80% of Internet traffic in RuNet — is downloading pornography. The amount of spam in email traffic Runet exceeds 85%. According to McAfee 6% of sites Runet dangerous to visit. PC Tools has estimated that the share of the Russian Federation has 27.89% of the global spread of viruses.
Saturation of the population with personal computers is 18%.

Russia topped the "black list" of dangerous countries for air travel. Flight of civil aircraft in Russia and the CIS countries ends in disaster twice as often as in Africa, and 13 times more often than the world average.
Since 1953, with the aircraft "Aeroflot", a total of 127 accidents and minor accidents, which killed 6.895 people, including 20 random people on the ground.

Russian civil aviation is more than three times to reduce the amount of air and dozens of times — production of commercial airplanes. Between 2003 and 2005, Russia produced annually from 11 to 18 civilian aircraft of all types. Meanwhile, US-based Boeing and European Airbus produces every 350-400 cars annually.

Human Development Index (HDI) — is an integral index, with its help determine the level of development of the country.
In this ranking Russia ranked 73rd out of 180 with the index .806, hitting between Ecuador and Mauritius.

Gazprom subsidiary of RAO "Gazprom-Media" owns controlling stakes in NTV, TNT, "NTV-Plus", "NTV-Mir" and "NTV-America", "Echo of Moscow", "Radio Three", "The first popular Radio "," Do-Radio "," Sport-FM », Publishing House" Seven Days "and produced them magazines, newspaper" Tribune ", the film company" NTV-Kino ", cinema and advertising agency" NTV-Media "radio" Next », the newspaper" Izvestia ", publishing house" Kommersant ", bought the newspaper" Komsomolskaya Pravda "," Express newspaper, "is in talks to purchase the site RuTube.
Central television channels give 90% of TV programs broadcast information for the good news about power. At least 80% of the Russian media is controlled by the government.

The price of gasoline in the oil-exporting countries:
Turkmenistan — 2 cents per liter
Venezuela — 3 cents per liter
Iran — 9 cents per liter
Saudi Arabia — 16 cents per liter
U.S. importer of gasoline — 63 cents per liter, including the tax on the car.
Selling price of gasoline A-92 produced by the Omsk refinery — 14,400 per tonne.

International Fuel Quality Center (IFQC) published a list of 100 countries that have implemented the standard diesel fuel with lower sulfur limits. The purity of diesel Russia ranked 44th. According to experts, "diesel fuel, which in Russia motor fuel is not good even for the heat."
Russian gasoline finished 84th. A year ago, Russia was on the 50th position.
In the U.S., of a ton of oil make 450 liters of gasoline in Russia only 150.

Terms depletion of commercial stocks in some mineral resources fell within the 2013-2025 period, said the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation on the basis of performance audit reproduction of mineral resources in Russia in 2007
Russia accounts for 5% of world oil reserves and over 10% of its production, over 30% of world gas reserves and about 22% of its production.
Kuwaiti oil production cost — $ 4 per barrel, Russia — $ 14.

The cost of production of one ton of coal at the mine of the "Raspadskaya" is about 180 rubles, sold an average of 1,500 (excluding VAT) with 733% profit. In Russia production for every million tons of coal miner 1.35 worth living in the U.S. 0.00000002 miner.

The total volume of gas supplied by Russia in Europe is less than 30% of the amount of gas consumed by Europe and can easily be compensated for tanker deliveries from Morocco and Algeria, as it was during the last gas crisis.
But the failure of Europe to buy gas deprives Russia of 40% of income.

According to the UN, Yemen's population exceeds the population of Russia to the middle of the XXI century.
However, if the present, the development of raw materials, Russia can not be more than 20 million people.

Analysts Massachusetts crisis center to monitor Russian territory population of less than 50 million people can not physically, because calculated density of the population, in this case, is less than 2.9 people per square kilometer. In comparison, the U.S. population density is 26.97 people. per square meter. km.
Given all of the above, it is easy to assume that Russia might be in this situation after 3-5 years.

As predicted by the well-known political experts, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Russia, as a country, will cease to exist by 2012.
Will cause the wear of industrial equipment, energy and housing and communal services, mass unemployment and the fall in oil prices and consequently failure of the budget.
Likely to break up Russia 6-8 states. The new states will be a zone of instability and will be divided into spheres of influence world leaders. This is stated in the report of the leading think tanks, available on the CIA website.

The Government has approved the forecast of socio-economic development for 2009-2011.
For the population of Russia, the increase in prices should be:
Natural gas — in 2009 — 25%, in 2010 30%, in 2011 — 40%;
electricity prices for households — each year will grow by 25%;
thermal energy is more expensive — in 2009 to 18.5% in 2010 to 18% in 2011 to 20%;
growth w / d tariffs for passenger transportation in 2009 to 13% in 2010 12%, in 2011 14%.

Russia's budget revenues in 11 months of 2009 decreased by 25.7%.
Budgets security forces in 2010 to grow:
MIA — 25 billion rubles, FSB — 18 billion rubles, FSO — 11 billion

One of the Kremlin strategists once let slip that "the decision taken by the country" and decided, apparently, long time.
This is probably why Russian politicians so easily promise to the voters anything, but only after 10 years. After all, if the present rate of production, operated profitable oil, uranium, copper, gold, and runs out in 2015, the gas in 20-25 years, maximum. Remain, mostly wood. That is, only those who saw it will be …

However, in Russia only 11.700.000 people have passports.
Last year abroad visited only 6% of the Russian population.
Bailiffs only the beginning of the year carried more than 185,000 orders of temporary restriction out of debtors from Russia.

Respondents were asked to name the most important events in the life of the country. It turned out that the Russians care about, basically, two pieces of news: the fact that Russia won the right to host the World Cup and that Nastya Zavorotnyuk bought a new dress.
Other events of the Russian citizens are not interested.

37% of Russians their favorite entertainer said Yevgeny Petrosyan.
In Russia, the weapon is registered while only 9 out of 100.
Sold for 80 baseball bats accounts for only 20 goals and only one glove. A hit in 2010 is a metal bat with a built stun.
Mayan calendar ends on December 21, 2012.

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