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As of 2018, according to VCIOM, 81% of Russian citizens periodically use the Internet, 65% - every day, 14% - several times a week or a month, 2% - very rarely. The most active audience is 18-24-year-olds (97% use the Internet daily), highly educated (78%) and financially secure (72%). In 2018, according to "Levada-Center", the level of social tension has significantly increased in Russia. The most pressing problems are rising prices (mentioned by 72% of respondents), impoverishment of the population (52%), growth of unemployment (48%). It is still difficult to predict whether discontent will result in mass protests. According to Euromonitor International, the cigarette market in Russia will decrease by 30% by 2022. The main reasons are new tobacco products, for example, e-cigarettes, as well as the growing popularity of healthy lifestyle. As of 2018, the total number of smokers in Russia is about 30% of the population. On the second Saturday of August, Russia celebrates the Day of the Athlete - a professional holiday of coaches, physical training teachers, athletes, and just all lovers of physical activity. Today, in most cities of the country there are all kinds of sports events and competitions. According to Rosstat, in the first half of 2018, the natural population decline in Russia was 164,000 people. The birth rate decreased by 4.7%, mortality increased by 0.7%. The number of births was 782,000 people compared to 821,000 one year earlier, the number of deaths - 946,000 compared to 940,000. More notes from Russia »
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