Human resources as a factor in ensuring the security of the Russian Federation economic development
The article examines human resources in the Russian Federation and identifies main aspects of personnel security. It also reveals the nature and structure of personnel security, describes the role of the human resources evaluation system in the process of ensuring this type of security, presents briefly the structure and specificities of the Russian human resources taking into consideration such indicators as: population size, dynamics of population changes, economically active population, unemployment rate, GDP per capita, the number of people whose income is below the poverty line, the ethnic composition, and a set of the following modern integrated indices: Human Development Index, The Global Competitiveness Index, Education Index, Quality-of-life index, The Gender Equity Index. In accordance with the findings obtained, the main threats for the safe development of the economy of the regions in the country are the following: depletion of human resources; neet-youth, provoking many social ills; erosion of traditional system of qualified personnel training; the prevalence of private interest over national ones; the collapse of spiritual and moral values especially among the younger generation; and poverty of the population. The article highlights the significance of searching for effective methods of eliminating unfavorable threats to human resources development at the governmental, regional and municipal levels.