The article discusses the issue of the modernizing practices’ crisis, which arises at the very foundations of the political order. Changes in world development expose nuances and ambivalences of contemporary politics. Technical development of information transmission, transport, telecommunication and computerization as well as the globalization of financial flow, and an increasing number of foreign investors all create new conditions for changes on the levels of economy and politic system. The coronavirus pandemic compels us to reassess the main risks faced by the world and individual countries. The pandemic has set new requirements for sectors that have a direct impact on living conditions: education, healthcare, labor, recreation, the motivation system, etc.