Essence of Time. Chapter 23

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(Links to previous Chapters are available here: Volume IVolume II, and Chapter 21, 22)

July 5, 2011.

The great twentieth-century German playwright Bertolt Brecht had a play titled “The Caucasian Chalk Circle” [Here and thereafter “Caucasian” refers exclusively to the inhabitants of the Caucasus mountains. The Russian language does not utilize the word “Caucasian” as a generic term for white people – translator’s note]. It depicts an ancient Chinese legend in a contemporary style. The essence of the legend is that there is a child. There is a woman who has become his mother, who raises him and loves him terribly – Grusha Vachnadze, if my memory serves me correctly (everything takes place in some Georgian village). And there is a princess, who once abandoned this child, and now wants to take possession of the child and screams that she is his true mother.


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Kurginyan suggests conservatives take a balanced approach to assessing Communism

30.09.2020, Moscow.

The Russian non-communist conservative forces will have to distinguish between bad pseudo-communism and communism, political scientist and the leader of the Essence of Time movement Sergey Kurginyan said on September 27 on the air of the Sunday Evening with Vladimir Solovyov TV program on the Russia One channel.


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Kurginyan: Putin declares war on West’s key myths

28.01.2020, Moscow.

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has declared war on the West in its attempts to desecrate the Russian and Soviet sacrifice at the altar of the victory over Nazism, the leader of the Essence of Time movement Sergey Kurginyan wrote in his article “The Katechon” published in the movement’s official newspaper on January 24.
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Historian: Calls to demolish Prokhorovka monument are seedlings of revanchism

11.07.2019, Moscow.

History Department Editor of the Die Welt German newspaper Sven Felix Kellerhoff’s statement that the memorial to the soldiers who died in the Prokhorovka tank battle should be demolished is part of the history re-writing work, the Deputy Director of the Institute of History and Policy of the Moscow Pedagogical State University Vladimir Shapovalov said in an interview to RT on July 10.
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Kurginyan: De-communization will inevitably whitewash Nazism and destroy Russia

29.01.2019, Moscow.

De-communization, i.e. the condemnation of communism, inevitably transforms into re-Nazification, i.e. the rehabilitation of Nazism, through equating the two opposing ideologies, political scientist, the leader of the Essence of Time movement Sergey Kurginyan said on January 28 on the air of the Evening with Vladimir Solovyov TV program at the Russia One channel.
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