The paper shows the connection of the normative-value system of Russians with the existing type of Russian society. On a large empirical data estimated specificity and stage of sociocultural modernization experienced by contemporary Russian society .
In article the picture of changes of standard-values system of the Russian society is presented. It is shown that, remaining as a whole neoetatcratic, it in last years has undergone the essential changes testifying to its slow washing out traditionalist kernel.
An a analysis of survey data on changes in the normative-value system of Russian society shows that while the system has remained neo-statocratic on the whole, in recent years it has undergone substantial changes testifying to the gradual erosion of its traditional nucleus.