Diagnostics of risks to the formation of new Russia: the demand for integral and sovereign knowledge of socio-political sciences

Diagnostics of risks to the formation of new Russia:
the demand for integral and sovereign knowledge of socio-political sciences

Kravchenko S.A.,

MGIMO University, Moscow, Russia; Institute of Sociology of the Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, sociol7@yandex.ru

elibrary_id: 77019 | RESEARCHER_ID: H-5769-2016

Article received: 2022.11.26. Accepted: 2023.03.02

DOI: 10.17976/jpps/2023.03.12

Rubric: DIXI!

For citation:

Kravchenko S.A. Diagnostics of risks to the formation of new Russia: the demand for integral and sovereign knowledge of socio-political sciences. – Polis. Political Studies. 2023. No. 3. P. 165-180. (In Russ.). https://doi.org/10.17976/jpps/2023.03.12. EDN: IRPWDE

The article was prepared in the framework of a research grant funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation (grant ID: 075-15-2022-327), and the grant for the implementation of the program of strategic academic leadership “Priority 2030”.


The author offers a comprehensive diagnosis of risks associated with the processes of the formation of a new Russia and analyzes possible ways to solve it. The methodological basis for studying the nature of these risks is the theory of non-linear development of complex systems, applied to the analysis of risk culture (risk management culture, including man-made, staging, hybrid and “strategic” risks), the whole complex of values, beliefs, knowledge, practices of risk assessment and understanding that characterize this culture. Assessing the risks of the uncontrolled openness of Russian society in the process of transition from a unipolar to a multipolar world, the author pays special attention to diagnosing the implications of “new barbarism”, as well as the risks threatening national human capital. The author proceeds from the fact that scientific diagnostics involve not only the analysis of risks, but also the search for optimal responses to the challenges they present to society. In the context formulated by Academician M.K. Gorshkov of the concept of the “genotype of culture” (considered as a root system of moral values and life meanings conditioned by civilization), the author puts forward the idea of integrating socio-political, ideological and theological knowledge. Based on the results of the study, the author comes to the conclusion that the necessity to preserve the political, economic and technological sovereignty of Russia (in order to find optimal ways to reproduce national human capital and form a comprehensively developed and socially responsible personality) sets the trend for the country’s movement in two main directions. First, to form more efficient structures for the production of sovereign, nationally-oriented knowledge, developing nationally-oriented theoretical concepts and appropriate methodological tools for studying Russian society. And secondly, to integrate the entire diversity of cultures, ideological, spiritual, moral values of a multinational Russian society based on the reproduction of the genotype of Russian civilization.

new Russia, non-linear development, complexity, hybrid and staged risks, national human capital, civilization, social responsibility, sovereign socio-political knowledge.


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