Birth rate continues to grow In Moscow. Last year, the birth rate in the Russian capital set a new record for the last twenty years, Acting Mayor of Moscow, Sergei Sobyanin said Thursday.
Speaking at the concert held to celebrate the Day of Medical Worker, Sobyanin said that more than 130,000 babies were born in Moscow last year. The number set a new record over the past 20 years. Meanwhile, according to the mayor, the birth rate in Moscow continues to grow.