Over the time of the Chechen war, more than 20,000 people were killed.
Who benefits from the continuation of the war and the mass death of people?
Who really is behind the tragedies of mothers and fathers?
What needs to be done to extinguish the flame of national strife and so that the peaceful population can again sleep peacefully?
The guests of the studio are trying to answer these and other questions: State Duma deputy Boris Gromov, writer Julius Kim, businessman Malik Saidullayev.
The discussion is attended by the head of the Omega peacekeeping community Victor Popkov, businessman Artem Tarasov, journalists Yuri Schekochikhin, Valery Yakov, Seyfali Akhundov, surgeon Abdurashid Saidov, representative of the Parliament of the Chechen Republic Vagat Tutakov, academician Ibrahimbeyli Hadzhi-Murat.
The program uses documentary footage of Chechen events and excerpts from Boris Yeltsin's speeches.
Gromov BV - Russian politician, military leader, colonel-general, Hero of the Soviet Union. Kim Yu.C. - poet, composer, playwright, screenwriter, bard, member of the Union of Cinematographers and the Writers' Union of the USSR, participant in the dissident movement. Saidullaev M.M. - Chechen businessman, politician, founder and owner of the Milan concern, chairman of the State Council of the Chechen Republic (1999-2000), chairman of the Fund for Humanitarian Assistance to Chechnya. Tarasov A.M. - Candidate of Technical Sciences, entrepreneur, one of the first legal Soviet millionaires, a social and political figure. Popkov V.A. - journalist, human rights activist, activist of the anti-war movement. Yeltsin B.N. - state and political figure, the first president of the Russian Federation. Shchekochikhin Yu.P. - journalist, editor, playwright, TV presenter, public and political figure. Yakov V.V. - Russian journalist, special correspondent, editor of the emergency department of the newspaper Izvestia, editor-in-chief of the newspaper Novye Izvestiya. Hadzhi-Murat Ibrahimbeyli - doctor of historical sciences, professor, academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, colonel in retirement, teacher.
Calendar: 08.1994 12.1994 08.1995 09.1995 01.1996
Locations: Russia  The Chechen Republic