Russia is a country quite similar to Nigeria. Google founder, Moscow-born American Sergey Brin, described Russia as “Nigeria in snow.” Indeed, they are both corrupt, developing countries with an economy dependent on oil and gas exports. But when one looks at the demographics of Russia, one can see that the fertility rate in Russia is much lower than that of Nigeria. In fact, the fertility rate in Nigeria is four times higher.
Why is this the case when Russia is a developing country Where Conservative Christianity is the dominant thought on earth, As evidenced by this somewhat typical Russian guy. Poverty is high Education is poor in many rural areas of the country. Given this fact, why are Russians so much less fertile than people in Nigeria, for example, which is a somewhat similar country?