¹ 5 - 2009
Kulpin E.S.

Russian Modernization Alternatives, or Meiji Restoration, Russian Style

The article is being presented in continuation of the discussion on the Russian society ecomodernization problem within the framework of the “socionatural history” paradigm, which is being elaborated by the author. The latter is posing here extremely topical questions: What will Russia be like when coming out of the current crisis? Is she able in principle to complete her own modernization? Attempting to outline ways of probable solution of these questions, the author touches upon possible alternatives and, besides, conditions and possibilities of a modernization break-through.