THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Political Science identity of Novorossia: status and construction’ resources

2015. №2, pp. 98-106

Baranov Andrey V. - D.Sc. (Political Science), D.Sc. (History), Professor, Kuban State University, 149 Stavropolskaya st., Krasnodar, 350040, Russian Federation,

The article identifies manifestations of public opinion in Ukraine expressing escalation of conflict between national, regional and ethnic identities in the conditions of state fragmentation. Attention is paid to the long-term factors of regional fragmentation of Ukraine. Analyzes the growth of the contradictions between the geoPolitical Science, ideological and party orientations by regions of the country at the beginning of the XXI century. Revealed resources of the construction of Political Science identity of Novorossia. Mounted displays heterogeneity of the South and East of Ukraine, complicating the construction of Novorossia as the new Political Science and sociocultural community. The forecast of identities’ conflict is done.

Key words: идентичность, политическая идентичность, Новороссия, Украина, состояние, конструирование, ресурсы, анкетные опросы, identity, Political Science identity, Novorossia, Ukraine, status, construction, resources, questionnaires