Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1818-9601 (Print)
ISSN 2541-8998 (Online)


Reflection of the concept of the “Russian threat” in the military doctrinal documents of the Baltic States

It is shown that the fundamental principles of military policy are concretized in documents under the integrative name “military-doctrinal document”. It is often referred to as the theoretical core of military policy. A methodology has been developed for studying military-doctrinal documents of foreign states in the context of the “Russian threat”. The methodology is based on the PEST analysis method with the addition of a military aspect to it.

Attitude of Russian youth to the special military operation in Ukraine: Impact of media practices

According to social surveys, the majority of Russian society as a whole supported the President’s decision to hold the special military operation (in what follows, the SMO). However, the level of this support appeared to be diff erent for diff erent social groups. It turned out, for example, that, compared with society in general, young people perceived the outbreak of hostilities more skeptical and critical. In this regard, this article is devoted to the analysis of the features and factors of formation of such an attitude of young people towards the SMO.

Civilizational Choice in a Political Evolution of Russia

The article analyzes the problem of civilizational choice of Russia and its alternative in the political development. The author describes concepts of the alternatives in Russian political science and shows implementation of the alternatives on akey stages of the history of the country. Author analyzes the combination of European and Russian ways in the politics of modern Russia.

Corruption as a Social Phenomenon

The article is devoted to corruption in modern society. In the work given different definitions of corruption. The author considers corruption as a social phenomenon that has a clearly expressed system of the quality.

К проблеме соотношения фактов присоединения Крыма к России и периодов российской интеграционной активности

The article considers the problem of correlation of the facts of accession and loss of the Crimea with the periods of Russian integration activity and state power. The Crimea historically is an important component of the Russian imperial space, and was often at the center of the processes that determined the degree of integration activity and state power of Russia.

Изучение особенностей социального развития России и гносеологические парадигмы: к вопросу о методологическом базисе современных социологических исследований

This article examines the problem of developing methodology and research tools in sociology and other humanities. On the basis of methodological paradigms classification, proposed by Zhan Toschenko, the constructive paradigm possessing a great heuristic potential for studying the social realities of contemporary Russia is presented. Therefore the shortcomings inherent in the traditional analytical model are overcome.

Геополитический фактор в политике России

The role of the geopolitical factor in modern Russian politics is explored in the article. The urgency of geopolitical problems and priorities in the formation and development of modern Russia is analyzed. Its main geostrategic priorities are considered at the present stage. The authors come to the conclusion that the list of priorities for Russia will continue to undergo changes, and in the process of its formation it is extremely important to combine geopolitical and civilizational principles.

Особенности влияния интернет-сообществ на формирование политической повестки дня в современной России (на примере мессенджера Telegram)

The article discusses the impact of online communities on the formation of the political agenda of modern Russia. The author defines the concept of a political agenda and justifies its dependence on the public agenda. The analyzes the circumstances and the socio-political consequences of blocking Telegram in Russia. It is concluded that the Internet communities are becoming one of the key factors shaping both the public and political agenda in modern Russia.

Теория Новороссии в крымском социально-гуманитарном дискурсе

The article considers the problem of interpretation of the theory of Novorossia within the Crimean social and humanitarian discourses. Opinions of the researchers have been presented. It was shown that the Crimean scholars were able to derive a number of important provisions that are relevant to the theory. They explored the specifics of the study of the space of Novorossia, suggesting the interpretation of its borders.

Подходы к пониманию явления «терроризм» и сравнительный анализ его определения в ключевых юрисдикциях мира

The authors analyze terrorism from the point of view of definitions in the national jurisdictions of the USA, China, EU, and Russia. They also compare approaches to determine key features of this phenomenon in the papers of the most cited researchers of terrorism. National counterterrorism policies are governed by national laws, which depend on the doctrinal basics of the definition of terrorism.