Many psychologists outside Russia either consider Russian psychology as a kind of terra incognita, or do not discriminate between current studies and former Soviet psychology. Foreign colleagues often ask the following questions:

What is going on in Russian psychology today?

Has it changed since the decomposition of the USSR?

What is the attitude of modern Russian psychologists to Marxism and to the classical works by Soviet psychologists (L. S. Vygotsky, A. N. Leontiev, S. L. Rubinstein, V. V. Davydov, etc.)?

What is the Russian way of psychology?