Virtualization of the state: advantages and risks for Ukraine

  • Vitalii Kryvoshein Oles Honchar Dnipro National University
Keywords: technologicalization of policy, cyberspace, network state, general risks of virtualization, riskiness of state virtualization


It is proved that the virtualization of the state creates not only new opportunities to improve the principles of political organization and self-development and human identification and creates the following risks: violation of the adequacy of perception of reality, media dependence, increased opportunities for deception and , use of information weapons, etc. It is revealed that with the development of network relations the traditional feedback mechanisms lose their effectiveness, there is a general depoliticization of the population, growing distrust in state institutions; there is a need to overcome the growing negative trends, and the actions of civil society actors in the information (virtual) space can be a crucial means of democratizing public life.


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Kryvoshein, V. (2020). Virtualization of the state: advantages and risks for Ukraine. Public Administration Aspects, 8(1 SI), 75-79.