RUSSIA'S 2021 NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY IN THE CONTEXT OF THE STATE’S STRATEGIC CULTURE

  • L Leszczenko University of Wroclaw, Institute of International Studies
  • O. Tarnavska University of Wroclaw, Institute of International Studies

Abstract

Abstract. On 2 July 2021 Russian President Vladimir Putin adopted the National Security Strategy of the Russian Federation. This is one of the most important strategic security document of the state, which presents the key threats and challenges for Russia in changing socio-political realities. The document is also a part of Russian external as well as internal strategic communication. This article seeks to analyze the new NSS in the context of the state’s strategic culture and its narratives. Russian strategic culture makes a large impact on the state’s identity, which is also affecting Russia’s foreign and security policies. New NSS is an informative source of knowledge about the current Russian security culture, which helps to predict the Russian future policy direction. Keywords: Russia’s 2021 National Security Strategy, strategic culture, identity, strategic communication, foreign and security policy.

Author Biographies

L Leszczenko, University of Wroclaw, Institute of International Studies

Prof. UWr, dr hab.

O. Tarnavska , University of Wroclaw, Institute of International Studies

MA, Ph.D. Student at the Doctoral School

Published
2021-10-24