The state-constituent potential of Ukraine’s federal transformation: constitutional-and-legal aspects

The article investigates the state-forming prospects of constitutional and political development of Ukraine regarding the implementation of the federal form of state-territorial organization. The author analyzes the main features, principles and models of modern federalism, as well as its capacity to solve the most pressing problems of the organization and functioning of public authorities in Ukraine. The relationship between the federal political and legal culture and the development of civil society is argued.