Galiullin, Damir Lutfullaevich – Candidate of Social Science, Associate Professor, Professor of the Department of Sociology, Politology and Regional Studies, Pacific National University (Khabarovsk)
Yarulin, Ildus Faizrakhmanovich – Doctor of Political Science, Professor, Chair of the Department of Sociology, Politology and Regional Studies, Pacific National University (Khabarovsk)
The authors consider the approaches to the definition of social and political trust and policy fields and distinguish different approaches to the reproduction of trust and distrust. They also suggest an approach to investing in regional social capital in order to use it in the strategies of political and socio-economic development of the region.
Key words: trust, distrust, social capital, political stability.