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Interdependence of Political and Economic Factors in the Development of Post-Communist Countries
The theory of modernization of human societies has occupied the minds of scientists for more than one century. In a broad sense, modernization is the transition of society to a qualitatively new stage of its development, bridging the gap with the most advanced forms of economic and social life. In this study was made an attempt, generally successful, to prove the connection between state modernization and the level of its democracy, and classify countries according to the level of their modernization into clusters. As a result was obtained index of modernization, model of its relationship with the level of democracy and, on its basis, clusters of post-communist countries.