"Concerning national relations in the post-soviet societies: a interpersonal aspect" (by
Yourik Arutiunian) basing on a series of recent sociological surveys in a number of the capitals
of the newly independent states the author describes the changes in the sphere of interhuman
contacts like labor, marriage, friendships etc. A very sensitive nature of these changes is
emphasized as a factor of daily realities - for the indigenous groups and settlers alike - from
former Russia and USSR. The author in order to characterize the situation of Russian-language
inhabitants of some Baltic and Central Asian states works out a migration indicator.