Contents


Introduction


Political Science:
Russian Case
L.G.Fishman
Decline of Democracy and “Demise” of Political Science


Macrosocial Trends:
Between Past and Future
L.E.Blyakher
The Archaic Mechanisms of Legitimizing Power in Russia, or the Outline of the Nostalgic Conscious Origins


N.V.Rabotyazhev
Historical Philosophy and Geopolitics of the Russian Conservatism: the Analysis Experience


I.V.Zabaev
The Orthodox Ethics and the Spirit of Socialism (Supporting the Hypothesis)


Yu.V.Krasin
Social Inequality as a Political Problem


A.A.Galkin
Innovative Development and the Problems of Modern Russia


Russian Society
and its Enemies
V.L.Rimsky
Bureaucracy, Clientelism and Corruption in Russia


E.L.Paneyakh
Official against Entrepreneur: Manipulation of Law as the Basic Control Technique in the Pos - Soviet Russia


T.V.Evgenyeva, A.V.Selezneva
Image of the “Enemy” as the Factor of Forming the National Identity of the Russian Youth


Thinking
and Speaking
about Russian
Politics: Silence
and Scandal
E.Yu.Potapchuk
Silence: Problems of the Modern Russian Political Metaphor


B.E.Stepanov
Literary Scandal and Political Imagination: A.Prokhanov and his “Mr. Hexogen”


V.A.Kovalev
Our Fictitious Future (Political Discourses and Political Forecasts in the Modern Russian Science Fiction: Prosand Cons)


Russia
in Post-Soviet
Space
S.I.Kaspe
The Commonwealth of the Barbarian Kingdoms: Independent States in the Search of the Empire


K.E.Koktysh
Symmetries and Asymmetries of the Ontologies of Power in Russia and Belarus


I.V.Zadorin
Integration Orientations of the CIS Countries Population: Dynamics and Prospects


Russia
in Global World
V.A.Dubovtsev
Real and Imaginary Threats as the Context of the Russian Development in the Globalizing World


N.P.Ryzhova, N.L.Simutina
The Russia-Chinese Border: Alienated — Co-Existent — Interdependent?