Scholars and practitioners of the newly independent states have argued enough about effectiveness of the alcoholism fighting models. Conventionally it is possible to distinguish seven conceptual approaches to alcohol problem in the world. It is evident that each model contains various modifications, but we have no time and space for detailed material presentation, which is worth perhaps not one but several monographs.
The majority of the advanced economy of the world passes in the fifth technological way while Russian economy still stays in the fourth. Again “to catch up and overtake” it will not turn out.