Ruban L.S. Influence of external factors on the development the Russian Federation in the condition of the new social reality. Questions of National and Federative Relations. 2021. Vol. 11. No. 3(72). Pp. 844-852. Ruban L.S. Influence of external factors on the development the Russian Federation in the condition of the new social reality. Questions of National and Federative Relations. 2021. Vol. 11. No. 3(72). Pp. 844-852.ISSN 2226-8596DOI 10.35775/PSI.2021.72.3.017 РИНЦ: https://www.elibrary.ru/item.asp?id=45587974Posted on site: 04.07.21 Search full text on Google AcademiaAbstractThe author, based on the methodology of system analysis and the concept of close interconnectedness and interdependence of the world, shows how external risks and threats affect the functioning of the economic and social sphere of the Russian Federation in modern conditions, affecting the security system and the positioning of our country in the structure of international relations. The author's argument is based on the use of a comparative method when summarizing Russian and foreign analytical and statistical materials on this issue in the scientific literature, content analysis of publications in the media and using the results of international expert surveys conducted over 15 years in 16 countries within the framework of the international project Dialogue Partnership as a factor of stability and integration (Bridge between the West and the East – head of Prof. Ruban L.S.) ISPR FNESC wounds. The empirical material was obtained using the application of sociological research methods, namely: international expert surveys in the form of interviews and questionnaires. Logically justified is the author's conclusion that it is reliable to ensure their security, improve the standard of living of the population and change their position in the international arena (status and image) The Russian Federation will be able to do this only if it transforms the economy in accordance with the scientific and technological requirements of progressive development and increases labor productivity. These changes will ensure the sustainable development of the industrial, economic, and social spheres of Russian society and will help our country to take its rightful place in the world community.