Despite international ceasefire negotiations and agreements, political situation in Eastern Ukraine continues to worsen. In early February 2015, the intensity of a conflict between Ukrainian Armed Forces and pro-Putin separatists increased dramatically.
According to the estimates, nearly 1 million people lost their homes and means of livelihood during the armed conflict. Overall number of people killed in Ukraine’s war since April 2014 reached 5,486 (February 6, 2015*), with about 13,000 injured.
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) situation reports
*Conservative estimates of the UN Human Rights Mission in Ukraine (HRMU) and World Health Organization (WHO) based on available official data.
Source, UN National Accounts
The set of dashboards under this hub is designed to provide a clear picture on the Russian economy. All these indicators are compiled from different data sources (World Bank, IMF, UN, etc.). After contracting by 7.8% in 2009, the Russian economy registered a growth rate of 4.0% in 2010. Please note that the dependency on energy exports for the Russian economy remains high. Interesting enough, over the last decade, the Russian population went down from 146 million in 2000 to about 140 million in 2010. Obviously, contraction in total population and decent economic growth resulted in a noticeable jump in GDP per capita -- a jump from about...
source, IMF World Economic Outlook, April 2011
Source: IMF World Economic Outlook, April 2011