The project of moving the capital from Moscow to the Urals was transferred to the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia. This was told RIA Novosti on Sunday, August 20, by the author of the document, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Demography, Migration and Regional Development Institute Yuri Krupnov.
Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev will hold an outreach meeting in Yakutsk on topical issues of ensuring national security in the Russian Far East: they will discuss demography, migration policy and the development of border areas, RIA Novosti reported.
According to Deputy Minister for Development of Russian Far East Sergey Kachaev, the regions of the Far East differ significantly in terms of population and demographic situation, 89 percent of the population of Russian Far East. live in five of them - in Yakutia, Primorski and Khabarovsk Krais, the Amur and Sakhalin Oblasts.