POLIS Contents 1 - 1997



PRESENTING THIS ISSUE
Editorial Introduction. Presenting This Issuep.4

POLITICAL DISCOURSE: NATIONAL INTEREST
Mezhuyev B.V. The "National Interest" Concept in Russian Socio-Political Thoughtp.5
Yegorov Yu.N., Mitrokhin S.S., Proskurin S.A., Tikhonov V.A., Tzyurupa A.I., Rogozin D.O., Chernyakhovsky S.F., Shubin A.V. National Interests and Political Realia of Contemporary Russia (Yu.N. Yegorov, S.S. Mitrokhin, S.A. Proskurin, V.A. Tikhonov, A.l. Tzyurupa, D.O. Rogozin, S.F. Chernyakhovsky, A.V. Shubin)p.32

RUSSIA TODAY
Sakwa R. Regime System and Civil Society in Russiap.61
Editorial Preface. Electoral season of december 1995 to december 1996 p.83

RUSSIA TODAY
Sheynis V.L. Has a Historic Frontier Been Left Behind? p.84
Kolosov V.A., Turovsky R.F. The Autumn and Winter Elections of the Heads of the Executives in the Regions: Scenarios of Changes p.97
Sergeyev V.M., Biryukov N.I., Galkin A.A., Pantin V.I., Salmin A.M., Shestopal Ye.B., Melville A.Yu. Problems of Consolidation of the Russian Polity (V.M. Sergeyev, N.I. Biryukov, A.A. Galkin, V.I. Pantin, A.M. Salmin, Ye.B. Shestopal, A.Yu. Melvil)p.109

PROBLEMS AND JUDGMENTS
Gelbras V.G. National Identification in Russia and in China (An Essay of Comparative Analysis) p.129

CHAIR
Kapustin B.G. What Is "Political Philosophy"? (II) p.145
Afanasyev M.N. Clientelism: an Outline Historico-Sociological Account (II) p.157
Shestopal Ye.B., Klimov I.A., Nesterova S.V. Some Problems of Politological Education at Higher School in Russia p.167

VERSION
Kulpin E.S. The Contemporary Global Ecological Crisis and Russia p.182