Russian Supreme Court takes Solzhenitsyn’s side

07.12.2018, Moscow.

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation upheld a decision by the Moscow City Court, which denied an appeal by a group of Russian citizens who demanded that the Moscow City Council’s decision to erect a monument to Solzhenitsyn be overturned, a correspondent of the Rossa Primavera News Agency reported on December 5. Contine reading

Essence of Time. Chapter 15

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(Links to previous Chapters are available here: Volume I and Chapters 111213, 14)

May 15, 2011.

During the previous program, we had to discuss the results of the work already done on the AKSIO program [abbreviated Russian: Agency for Cultural and Social Studies of Society] in great detail, which took a considerable amount of time. This gives us the opportunity today to discuss, without stopping on the Activity portion, the issues of relevant politics, political philosophy and political theory which are also of extreme importance to us. Contine reading

People’s despair and solitude make the fascist serpent undefeatable

08.11.2018, Moscow.

Only consolidated communities of people can overcome their defeatist attitude, the leader of the Aleksandrovskaya Commune Anna Kudinova said on November 5 at a rally in defense of the October Revolution’s social achievements at the Suvorovskaya Square in Moscow, the Rossa Primavera News Agency reports. Contine reading

Essence of Time rally against pension reform in Moscow. Photo report

08.11.2018, Moscow.

On November 5, shortly before the 101st anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution, the Essence of Time communist movement, which had previously collected over a million signatures from citizens across Russia against the pension reform, demanding the resignation of the government and the resumption of a social-oriented government policy as enshrined in the Constitution of the Russian Federation, led by Sergey Kurginyan, held a rally against the pension reform in Moscow. Contine reading

Kurginyan: A million people want Putin’s personal reply

06.11.2018, Moscow.

The Essence of Time movement has collected over one million citizens’ handwritten signatures under a petition to the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, the movement’s leader Sergey Kurginyan said on November 5 at a rally in defense of the social achievements of the October Revolution in Moscow, the Rossa Primavera News Agency reports. Contine reading

How the people’s opinion on pension reform was brought to Putin. Photo report

26.09.2018, Moscow.

Russian citizens consider the pension reform initiated by the government as a robbery and betrayal. Across the country, the people are speaking out against the reform, recording videos and uploading them on Youtube. Around 150 activists from the Essence of Time left-patriotic movement with more than one million signatures of the citizens from across the country against the pension reform arrived at the Presidential Administration building in Moscow. Contine reading

Essence of Time. Chapter 14

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(Links to previous Chapters are available here: Volume I and Chapters 1112, 13)

May 3, 2011.

PART ONE. ACTIVITY.

In this program, I will return to the activities of AKSIO, the Agency for Cultural and Social Research of the Society, because the survey that we have discussed in our previous programs has been completed. Not only has it been completed, but it has already been processed. And a group of sociologists led by Yulia Sergeevna Krizhanskaya has presented the survey’s results. The people who conducted it now all know that this work did not sink into oblivion, that it did not evaporate, but brought about a certain practical result. I will discuss this result discussed in the first part of our program: Activity. Because this is important, because it is not every day that we get results like these, and because these results are rather significant. Contine reading

Essence of Time. Chapter 13

(Links to previous Chapters are available here: Volume I and Chapters 11, 12)

April 26, 2011.

PART ONE. ACTIVITY

We have conducted a sociological study as part of “AKSIO (Agency for Cultural and Social Studies of Society), the second area of activity out of the twelve that we are engaged in. Here are the intermediate results. Contine reading

Kurginyan: Russia is the alternative West

25.05.2018, Sevastopol.

Russia has been the alternative West for centuries, theater director, political scientist, and leader of the Essence of Time movement Sergey Kurginyan said on May 23 at the conference State Culture Policy is the Future of Russia, which was held as part of the 27th Zolotoy Vityaz International Film Forum, the Rossa Primavera Information Agency reports. Contine reading