National Interests: Priorities and Security

Regulatory framework for Russia's national security. Evaluation of the current situation and modernization priorities. Part One

Vol. 14, Iss. 7, JULY 2018

Received: 15 March 2018

Received in revised form: 31 March 2018

Accepted: 20 April 2018

Available online: 16 July 2018

Subject Heading: Priorities of Russia

JEL Classification: C13, C31, K30, Z28

Pages: 1184–1198

Belov P.G. Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University), Moscow, Russian Federation

Importance The article presents a brief dedicated analysis of threats and challenges to Russia’s national security, and categories, concepts, methodologies, political-legal and scientific-educational framework for their repulsion.
Objectives I provide the rationale for an urgent and dramatic adjustment of fundamental concepts and criteria and improvement of the organizational and technological aspects of governmental activities in this area.
Methods The research employs the deductive-axiomatic method and cross-disciplinary tools to comprehensively study the national security through thinking and modeling by category, performance-based approach to sustaining and improving the process through operational research and decision theory.
Results The article appropriately and adequately interprets the meaning, target, focus, basic values and system of Russia’s national security, indicating methods to adjust respective national interests by shifting their focus and including additional methods, introducing quantitative parameters and criteria to evaluate the overall organizational and technological activity for the national sustainability. The reliability of the findings are corroborated by the deductive-axiomatic method based on trustworthy assumptions.
Conclusions and Relevance It is impossible for Russia to protect and preserve itself without urgent measures and modernization of the regulatory framework designated to unite the peoples of Russia and condemn those officials who prevent this instead of assisting.

Keywords: challenge, danger, need, risk, ethno-geo-ethosystem


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