Prospects of Russian sovereignty in an era of global threats
Material posted: Publication date: 21-11-2017

The Federation Council FS of the Russian Federation held a round table within the framework of the Interim Commission for the protection of state sovereignty and prevent interference in the internal Affairs of the Russian Federation on the theme "Sovereign assessment as a tool of legal regulation aimed at protecting the state sovereignty of the Russian Federation. The task of ensuring the sovereignty of the state and society is solved into account the international situation of the country, state, realities and prospects of the modern Russian state and society, national historical practice of the struggle for independence, foreign experience of sovereignty. The relevance of a sovereign examination is increasing in the era of global challenges and threats, increase of the crisis phenomena in international relations, in terms of sanctions and anti-Russian Subversion of the collective West, says expert Sergei Nebrenchin.

State sovereignty in international relations

In today's world it is difficult to avoid interdependence in international relations between States, major international organizations, influential global media and Internet networks, a powerful transcontinental corporations, the global structures of influence. However, there are different degrees and levels of sovereignty of individual States. In the United States since 2005, the press published a rating of fragile States, which are assumed to reflect the ability of state governments to control the integrity of its territory, as well as demographic, political and economic situation in the country, This rating actually assesses the sovereignty of the state on the basis of qualitative and quantitative analysis of over 100 indicators. However, in fact it is extremely politicized and used for propaganda and external pressure on a particular country, unwanted rulers. There are other ratings and indices, developed the largest public and private think tanks.

In accordance with the rating of the state sovereignty of G-20 countries according to 12 indicators, prepared in 2013, the place between the 18 States included in the ranking, were as follows: China, Russia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, South Africa, South Korea, Argentina, Turkey, Mexico, France, UK, Italy, Australia, Germany, Canada[1]. Despite the fact that geodemographic factors (size, quantity and quality of the population) is an integrative indicator of the level and extent of ensuring the sovereignty of countries in the world, in the ranking of the G-20 countries, he is represented by only one measure, and "national sovereignty" of the total number 12: legal, military, the debt, energy, economic, cultural, religious, informational, cultural, sovereignty, foreign policy, health system, education system.

However, estimates of domestic and foreign experts and, in particular, the results of the research promotion Fund of public diplomacy, held in 2017, the level and extent of relative state sovereignty ahead were: Israel, Switzerland, Vatican city, people's Republic of China, the Islamic Republic of Iran, democratic people's Republic, Russia and a number of small countries in the world that do not play a significant geopolitical role in the world. On the way of strengthening sovereignty are Vietnam, the Philippines, Venezuela, Pakistan, Syria, Belarus, Armenia, etc.

China and Israel, as representatives of, respectively, the Confucian and Judeo-Christian civilizations, has achieved the greatest results in the way of ensuring the sovereignty of their countries. As a result, Israel continues to play the title role in world Affairs, to influence the activities of the world's leading countries and international organizations, defines the contours of the present and future world order. It is interesting that according to the political-legal instruments of Israel, the welfare of the Jewish people is a fundamental value of the state and society, a key factor in ensuring the sovereignty, territorial integrity and national security of the country. Currently in the press discussed the question of building a "New Jerusalem" in the South-Eastern territories of modern Ukraine, particularly the Dnieper, Zaporizhia, Mykolaiv, Odesa, Kherson regions[2].

At the time, came from the old Testament of the Israeli state have had a considerable influence on the development of China, which now claims to be a superpower of the XXI century. Beijing in the past of the XIX Congress of the CPC took a course on the further construction of socialism with Chinese characteristics of the new era, strengthen the sovereignty, territorial integrity and national security. Global Chinese project "One belt, one road" aimed at global dominance of China on the largest continent in the world Eurasia[3].

Experts believe that other leading countries, including the United States and its allies in the NATO bloc, which are perceived by the international community as the most influential actors in international relations, however, remain under the total control of the forces of "global predictor", which has its own network of agents of influence in these and other countries. In particular, despite Russia's commitment, under the leadership of its President, Vladimir Putin, to fully get out from under external control, which was finally established as a result of the "open-ended operations to destroy strategic enemy" - the USSR[4], is still not yet succeeded. In the struggle for world leadership between the three leading countries, USA, Russia and China are in the best position is Beijing, which, unlike Moscow and Washington, is much more sovereign in making and implementing their decisions[5].

According to experts, such a situation in the world today, and over a long historical period. About three thousand years old it emerged and developed in the global predictor is a subject of world politics, "writer-planner" is now dominant mode of globalization and social processes in relation to humanity as a whole, writes Wikipedia. In modern foreign and domestic press, the global predictor has received the following names: "Chaldean sages", the "deep state", the "world backstage", "the architects of world order", "secret world government", "powers", "the center of global governance", etc. International institutions and instruments of influence of the global predictor are considered to be "the Bilderberg group"[6], "the Trilateral Commission", "Committee of 300", "Council on foreign relations, the club of Rome", "the Federal reserve", "International monetary Fund", transnational corporations, the world's leading media and international non-governmental organizations. In the international arena the interests of the global predictor represent powerful clans of the Rockefellers, the Rothschilds, the Swiss "Rigla", Vatican city, as well as leading intelligence agencies and, in particular, Mossad (Israel), "secret intelligence" of the Vatican, CIA (USA), MI6 (Britain), BND (Germany) DGSE (France), Reconnaissance and situation centre of the EU, SBU (Ukraine), etc. the Most effective tool of outside influence are the world's leading media and non-governmental international public organization. They are the core of "soft power"[7], widely used in subversive activities against unwanted States and rulers.

Geohistorical background of the undermining of Russian sovereignty

The current problems of the protection of the sovereignty and prevent foreign interference lay in the field of historical practices of sovereignty of the country. As you know, in the millennial history of Russia a lot of long periods of time spent by the state and society under greater or lesser level of influence from the outside. Russian history is replete with examples of the dominance in power stooges of foreign forces, puppet – aliens, various crooks who were guided by selfish, but not national interests. Russian state model of extensive development was mainly based on the ruthless exploitation of a homogeneous majority in the face of the Russian-Slavic population, its discrimination, disenfranchisement and alienation from power.

Thus, the Russian Imperial state was originally built on an international basis, when the political elites, being come from the "national Borderlands" and foreign countries primarily and largely focused on outside interests. The historic tradition of the formation of the Russian elite on the basis of foreign elements has led to the fact that the nature of power in Russia has become anti-people in essence, in nature, contrary to the interests of the autochthonous ethnic groups of the country. Over time, the social support of anti-national regimes are community of the Diaspora, the elite of the national state formations, intellectuals and corrupt networks, supporters of destructive Western values, especially in Russian cities, religious minorities, migration, the environment etc.

Despite this situation in hard times for the country, particularly in the years of war, the authorities relied solely on a homogeneous Russian-Slavic majority. In the words of Joseph Stalin, a typical representative of international power in the Soviet Union, a native of the outskirts of the national, military unit or part are not efficient if staffed by representatives of the Russian-Slavic population of less than three quarters.

Subsequently, during the "cold war" and "perestroika" primarily from the ranks of alien elements in influential Russian circles formed an extensive network of agents outside influence, has received in our days the name of the "deep state". Currently, his representatives and those of the ethno-political relationship with the Russian hinterland, are conduits of foreign interference in the internal Affairs of a state that is actively opposed to the future sovereignty of the country, the exchange rate of the Russian President on strengthening of statehood, territorial integrity and national security. Their activities in close coordination with the forces of external pressure on Russia focus on combating any manifestations of the Russian-Slavic influence and resistance in the country. Despite the fact that in modern Russia "Russian theme" is under the unofficial ban of the authorities, it remains the main focus of targeted attacks from outside. It is no coincidence that the indirect evidence of the Russophobic nature of interference in the internal Affairs of the Russian Federation from the outside is the fact that Western opponents are sampling of biological material from the representatives of the Russian-Slavic population in order to create genetic weapons to neutralize the main force of resistance in the way the conquest of one-seventh of the land.

Meanwhile, at present, quantitative and qualitative indicators main demographic resources of the country, for centuries, survival and self-preservation of the state and society, consolidation of citizens of different nationalities and faiths, the mobilisation on the decision of strategic tasks of further development, is rapidly deteriorating. Currently, the number of Russian-Slavic population had dropped to 60 percent, with a metaphysical standard is not less than 66.6 per cent of the total population. Actually destroyed the most important source of self-preservation geodemographic core – Russian village, the guardian of morality, morality and spirituality, and traditional way of life, cementing the spiritual and material ties of the state and society that defines the prospects for the revival and further development of the country. Poor other demographic indicators of the Russian people and other indigenous ethnic groups. The situation is complicated by the fact that the current population of the country, including the homogeneous composition in the range of 146 million people is clearly not enough to control one-seventh of the land that carries with it the threat of undermining the territorial integrity of the Russian Federation. You must admit that hitherto the most vulnerable point of the Russian statehood is its multinational character and, above all, the national-state structure of the country and multi-confessional Russia. In the crisis periods of development of the state and society, these factors are especially actively used by hostile forces to undermine the sovereignty, territorial integrity, national security. Allegation to the contrary is the argument of the propaganda of friendship of peoples, which is in demand only in the stable period of the country, such as in "Putin's time."

The level and degree of Russian sovereignty

According to a member of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation O. F. Cowicide, sovereign assessment is a form of legal examination performed to identify and resolve antispermalnyh factors to take bills to protect the sovereignty of the multinational people of Russia, which is the source of state sovereignty of the Russian Federation, the supremacy, the independence and autonomy of state power, the fullness of legislative, Executive and judicial authority of the state over its territory and independence of the Russian Federation in international communication. Forensics can and should be done on the basis of the analysis of modern challenges and threats and related long-term documents (strategies, doctrines) of the state in the sphere of prevention and avoidance. The subject of "sovereign examination of" normative legal acts of state authorities and local self-government, and the rules contained in these acts, which regulate public relations, which is the object of examination.

According to experts, in particular, doctor of political Sciences In.Lukyanovich[8], some indicators of the degree of sovereignty stated in the national security Strategy of Russia (December 2015) and in the Strategy of economic security of Russia for the period up to 2030 (may 2017). In the Strategy of national security in article 115 lists 10 indicators of national security, of which 6 are economic. In the Strategy of economic security of Russia in article 27 lists 40 indicators of economic security. However, the number of these indicators is clearly insufficient for adequate assessment of the level of security and therefore sovereignty of the country. In addition, these strategies are not specified threshold (critical) values. But the main drawback of these indicators is that they do not have fundamental theoretical and methodological foundations. In addition to these strategies there is no clear understanding of the fact that the level of interdependence of all subjects of world politics and economy and different spheres of society in conditions of globalization is increasing and only systematic approach allows to adequately determine the level of security and sovereignty of the country.

In modern Russia, by analogy with other leading Western countries, the analysis of the nature and content of state sovereignty virtually did not take into account the geodemographic factor. This demographic perspectives of the state and, above all, startnewmessage superethnos level one - and the heterogeneity of the population; the state of the climatic environment, including the resource base, and just etnomassage landscape. Meanwhile, geography, history and demographics of the state are the basic sources of sovereignty, territorial integrity and national security of the country. Currently geodemographic factor remains a fundamental condition of survival, self-preservation, and retention of Russian statehood.

In addition, to strengthen state sovereignty, special attention is paid to the specific mechanisms and instruments of government and society. These include, above all, include: organizational and conceptual, cultural, informational, financial-economic, military, political, legal, and diplomatic institutions. According to expert estimates, in particular, Fund of assistance to public diplomacy, at the present time the Russian Federation to a greater or lesser extent, under external influences, is defective sovereignty. Russia continues to operate "deep state", which to a greater or lesser extent, continues to control a significant part of the Russian state domestic and foreign policy, public and economic life[9]. In concrete terms, the level and degree of sovereignty of the country, territorial integrity, national security and the state and society, can be characterized by the following approximate figures:

1. Organizational and conceptual security of 30-40 %.

  • conceptual power
  • the authority and influence of the head of state
  • strategy (concepts, programmes, projects and models) and development planning
  • the organization of power, structure, control
  • the interaction of branches of government, Federal and regional authorities
  • personnel policy
  • the Constitution and Federal law
  • the state system
  • the scientific environment

2. Cultural safety – 40-50 %

  • cultural sovereignty
  • the position and status of the Russian language
  • cultural education
  • education
  • questions of morality and ethics
  • philosophical and spiritual values
  • state of the art, literature, music
  • customary law, unwritten law
  • religious institutions
  • traditions, customs, rituals
  • the health
  • the place and role of intelligentsia
  • the share of immigrants

3.Information security – 20-30%

  • information policy coordination
  • the presence of anti-Russian information "mainstream"
  • the ranking of the top media
  • the ratio of freedom of speech and censorship
  • the status of the Internet and Cybercity
  • the state of the journalistic community
  • public access to information
  • focus advertising

4.Financial-economic security – 10 %

  • economic model (macro - and micro - Economics)
  • debt
  • financial and economic dependence
  • energy sovereignty
  • the banking system
  • credit policy
  • the tax system
  • the level of technological development
  • the state of the business environment

5.The force component – about 70%

  • the consolidation of power structures
  • combat training
  • military-technical equipment
  • mobilization readiness of the population
  • the moral and political status
  • kiberbezopasnosti
  • precision weapons
  • nuclear components
  • hybrid operation

6. Political-legal security – 40-50 %

  • representative government
  • party building
  • suffrage
  • lawmaking
  • the political opposition
  • the institution of referendum
  • non-governmental organizations
  • public examination
  • state of the judiciary
  • legal practice
  • corruption

7.Diplomatic instruments – about 50%

  • foreign policy tools
  • the role of international organizations
  • international legal dependence
  • public diplomacy

In the overall hierarchy of institutions and mechanisms of governance and society the leading role is organizational and conceptual, cultural, informational and financial-economic. On this basis, we can assume that the integral indicator of the level and degree of sovereignty of the Russian Federation up to 50 %. This relatively high level primarily due to the remaining potential of geodemographic core of Russia, which, in spite of what remains a cementing and unifying resource of the state and society, the factor of retention, survival and self-preservation of the country in crisis situations. In addition, today we can talk about the special traditional protective role of power structures, which is also dominated by representatives of the Russian-Slavic majority. In the apt words of Alexander III "Russia has only two allies: its army and Navy." Currently, in the interests of strengthening Russian statehood, a significant part of the hierarchy and flock of the Orthodox Church, the adherents of which identify themselves today the majority of Russians. It is no coincidence that the government strongly supports the social institution of power.

The factor of presidential power

As you know, the current millennial tradition in Russia (in Russia) an important role in strengthening the statehood, consolidation and mobilization of the masses continues to play a factor the Supreme power. According to experts, is currently the presidential power and, in particular, Vladimir Putin, President and Supreme commander of the country, is the main instrument for the consolidation and strengthening of the Russian sovereignty. It is already a significant experience of governing a state and society, activity, mobility, responsibility, openness and accessibility and other positive qualities allow it to 2000 to successfully lead a multinational, multi-religious, the largest in the territory of the country. High trust rating of the President from the population is an important condition for the stability in the country, provides the authority and influence of the Russian state in the international arena. It is no coincidence that the main target of hostile forces for a long time remains a person of the Russian President, who successfully withstands unprecedented attacks from outside and inside. The future prospects of the country depend largely on whether he can get re-elected in the presidential election in 2018, or will successfully solve the issue of promoting the power of your receiver. In the latter condition it is advisable to was positively resolved "embeddedness" (occurrences) of V. Putin in structure of the Russian authorities[10].

The media is considered the question of the consolidation of the chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation headed by the General Chairman and the staff. If you make the relevant changes to the Constitution, for example in a referendum, timed to the presidential election in 2018, and the Parliament would be entitled to elect and control the chief Executive. In this case, Vladimir Putin subsequently, could lead the Federal Assembly and thus was secured the succession of power. As the domestic experience, for the sustainability and stability of government, the evolutionary development of the country it is very important for a long period of stay of the head of state in office. The current President has been in power for about 17 years, based on common sense, the age margin of safety finding in the Executive branch is already limited. The new position will allow him to drastically reduce the workload and extend the powers.

To solve these problems today is not just because of presidential power almost all the main directions of the forces opposed to the "deep state," an extensive network of "agents of influence". Their position is particularly strong in the Executive branch and, above all, the financial-economic bloc of the government, the banking environment, leading media and Internet resources among the oligarchs, corrupt officials, representatives of Pro-Western political opposition and intellectuals, leading lawyers, including lawyers, citizens with dual or more citizenship, homosexual persons, ethno-religious diasporas, politically oriented to their own national state, the head of non-governmental and international organizations etc. In General, according to some estimates, potential adversaries strengthen the sovereignty of the country there are not more than 10 %, but they constitute the most active and influential part of society. These forces, as evidenced by the whole history and, in particular, recent events in Ukraine, subject to the strong deterioration of the socio-political situation of massive outside intervention could turn the tide in their favor, to seize power and install a puppet Pro-Western regime with all its negative consequences for state and society.

The main directions of protection of sovereignty

The task of strengthening the Russian state and prevent outside interference requires monitoring, analysis and examination of the status of all components and factors affecting the provision of the national sovereignty, the development of appropriate approaches for carrying out a total examination of the sovereign. According to experts, now the current agenda of the protection of sovereignty can make the following urgent problem[11]:

  1. Closure structures of the "deep state", the removal of their stooges in the Federal and regional authorities, the Central Bank, the media, major business-structures, public institutions.
  2. The change of policy, a complete reversal in the direction of national interests, taking full control of the main levers of government and society (organizational, conceptual, cultural, informational, financial-economic, military, political, legal, diplomatic).
  3. Drastic improvement of the information space of the country, clearing it from the fake (false) virtual information, consolidation of information resources of the state and society, the destructive change of the vector orientation of the Russian media in a positive, healing, creative and mobilization nature of presentation of information, coordination of information policy within the country and in the foreign arena, the informational transition from defensive to offensive information strategy.
  4. The political rehabilitation of the Russian people, equating his rights with the titular ethnic groups of the national republics, other leading ethnic groups in Russia, the adoption of urgent measures to stimulate population growth and life expectancy of the population and, above all, the Russian-Slavic population, "cementing" the state and society.
  5. The development of self-sufficient and mobilization of the economy, nationalization of the financial and banking sector, the shift in foreign relations with other countries, to payments in national currencies, the adoption of measures for the modernization of the country, a breakthrough into a new technological way, contributing to the revival of domestic business.
  6. The assertion of the primacy of justice and law in the political, social and ethnic relations among citizens, the elimination of political, socio-economic, cultural and other preferences to certain subjects of the Federation. Termination of promotion of mass migration to Russia, giving priority to the indigenous population of the country when applying for a job, combating ethnic crime.
  7. The consolidation of power structures, taking under state and public control of paramilitary and security structures in certain republics, major commercial companies, the elimination of power structures of national diasporas. The eradication of the corrupt system, fight against corruption in the entourage of the Executive (presidential) power.
  8. Overcoming the class nature of the formation of the Russian elite, the development of public "social mobility" of promoting the power, the revival of the traditional living arrangement, "local" (regional) lifestyles, mobilization emancipation of the creative energy of citizens, encouraged innovative initiatives and business enterprise people.
  9. Strengthening the role of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in the formation of government the formation of governments from the bottom up on the basis of a majority system, ensuring equal access for citizens to participate in election campaigns, the initiation of a referendum on key issues in the development of the state and society in the era of global challenges and threats, the implementation of the priorities of the national-state and public-political revival of the country in the Constitution and national legislation, political and legal practice.
  10. Further development of foreign policy activity, rapid response to anti-Russian demarches, actions to deter international call development of forms and methods of public diplomacy, the use of the Arsenal of "soft power" in promoting the country's interests on the world stage.

Currently key issues in the overall political agenda of the state and society can be put to a referendum during the presidential election in 2018. Such an approach would not only increase the turnout of citizens in elections, thereby give them greater legitimacy, but in the case of success of the plebiscite to create good preconditions for the solution of urgent problems of ensuring sovereignty, territorial integrity, national security, prevent external interference in the internal Affairs of the state.

Sovereign examination

Currently a sovereign examination should be conducted not only with the political right point of view. Recovery geodemographic immunity of the Russian civilization requires a comprehensive and systematic analysis taking into account the knowledge and methodologies of other sectors of life, at the intersection of scientific research. The fact that the deep challenge of our time consists in the fusion of Humanities and natural Sciences[12], global challenges and threats require a comprehensive study of the situation in the sphere of ensuring national sovereignty.

The holding of a sovereign examination is a purposeful activity of the Executive, legislative and judicial branches of government to ensure the country's sovereignty. As the main purpose of this work is to prevent the contents of normative-legal acts such norms which infringe upon, violate or undermine the sovereignty of the country in various spheres of the state and society. The examination of regulatory legal acts and their projects, implement sovereign policy need to involve civil society institutions and the population.

Overall, sovereign examination involves not only the monitoring of internal and external conditions of development of the state, identifying strengths and weaknesses, to ensure the independence of the country, the maintenance of the register of modern challenges and threats inventory and examination of the constitutional foundations and legal framework of the state, the timely introduction of changes and additions in them. In a broad sense, the concept of a sovereign examination includes the whole complex of issues to ensure the sovereignty, territorial integrity and national security of the state and society and, above all, assessing the status and prospects of development of the main institutions and mechanisms of governance of the state and society (organizational, conceptual, cultural, informational, financial-economic, military, political, legal, diplomatic). Another important subject and the object of constant research and analysis remains the geodemographic nature of modern Russian civilization, the profound changes and developments, leading to erosion and undermining of traditional origins and began population, climatic environment and atacora landscapes.


[1] see: World in Figures 2013 Edition/ /the Contours of the concept "Ranking of state sovereignty" (for example, a rating of state sovereignty of G-20 countries)/ / M., 2014. – SS.3-49.

[2] "New Jerusalem": the Ukraine announced the creation of a Jewish Republic /

[3] See: Nebrenchin A. S., S. M. Nebrenchin, China - a superpower of the XXI century: the Russian-Chinese perspective. – Moscow: ANO TSSOP, 2017. – SS.3-7.

[4] See: Ageev A. I. "Domino effect": strategic reading. // "Economic strategy". No. 5, 2017. - SS.196-197.

[5] see: Glazyev is the Battle for leadership in the XXI century Russia-USA-China: seven options in the foreseeable future. ("Collection of the Izborsk club"). – Moscow: Book world, 2017. – SS.295-300.

[6] See: Pashin F. "Deep state" in Russia against Russia. /

[7] See: S. M. nebrenchin of the Information dimension of "soft power". – Moscow: ANO TSSOP, 2017. - SS.15-18.

[8] round table in the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on 21 November 2017.

[9] For Details See: S. M. Nebrenchin Pricesbuy. – Voronezh, Istok, 2010. – SS.23-98.

[10] see More: Fedor Pashin. Whether the controversial "socialite" to mobilize the electorate, Putin?

[11] See: Fyodor Pashin. The presidential program for the 2018. //

[12] See: Kovalchuk M. Russia in Global Economic Environment. /International Forum “Primakov Reading” Proceedings 2016/ - M.: AIRO-XXI, 2017. – CC.82-83.

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