Global system crisis: peculiarities and reasons

Problems of XXI century

The main idea of the article is that deep contradictions of globalization process at the present stage have grown into global system crisis that has a really world character. The modern global crisis is a particular case of a large-scale phenomenon - the end of Eurocentric world order and the beginning of a new one that has no place for «world» centre, the role that the USA has aspired to. In the context of global system crisis Russia, being at the border between the East and the West, is an area of high historical risk.