THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Национальная идея современной России: страна, держава, империя

2014. 2, pp. 151-157

Karabushchenko Pavel L - D.Sc. (Philosophy), Professor, Head of chair, Astrakhan State University, 20а Tatischev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russian Federation,

Just a century ago in 1113, Nestor the Chronicler finished the main paper of his life “The Primary Chronicle”. In his paper he mentioned the diagnosis of the Rus " the land is great and rich, but there is no order in it " for the first time. The centuries passed, and Russia did not get rid of that diagnosis-damnation. The search of a national idea by the elite has been delayed for the indefinite time. That is why the epochs of change and stagnation often occur in Russia…

Key words: , , , , , , , , , , a civilization, a country, a state, an empire, geopolitics, elites, an authority, war and peace, a national idea, Russia