Nowadays, the myth is a recognised notion that is studied in various fields of scientific research: from history, literary studies, anthropology, and ethnology to jurisprudence, psychology, sociology,
political science, etc. During the existence of the myth, its understanding has evolved from a historical- mythical-religious narrative, which was orally transmitted from generation to generation, to political myth-making, which is used as a technology to influence public consciousness. Despite the fact that the concept of the political myth is actively used both in science and beyond it, its interpretation is quite wide. It is considered both as a form of social consciousness and as a technology for influencing it; what is common to all approaches is only the view of the myth as something illusory, which is connected with the subjective distortion of the perception of political reality (Nikolaienko & Zakharov, 2017)…..