Telecast, 1 part, Duration: 0:38:02V2 2/20/2018
The first New Year's "Blue Light", 1962.
Probably, the program "Blue Light" became the first holiday for Soviet TV viewers.
Touching, in some places naive, but kind and sincere transfer with immediately remembered all the screensaver - the iron spiral Shukhov Tower - collected from the screens the whole country. "Ogonek" long before the advent of special projects has become, perhaps, the only major gift for every family.
A rare New Year or May Day table did without olive and champagne salad, just as a rare family did not intend to watch a favorite program from TVs.
Suffice it to recall the atmosphere in the studio itself, imitating just such family gatherings.
In the studio, the first creators of the "Blue Light" tell how it all began, reveal the technical secrets of filming and recall funny stories with participation leading and guests of the program: director Yury Bogatyrenko, editor Valentin Shatrova, cameraman Marat Larin, assistant director Anel Merkulov, actor and singer Oleg Anofriev, announcer of CT Igor Kirillov.
The program includes excerpts of the first issues of the Blue Light.
Telecast, 1 part, Duration: 0:35:04.4V2 2/20/2018
"Bodybuilding in the USSR."
In Soviet times, bodybuilding, powerlifting, bodybuilding were considered bourgeois sports and were not recognized in our country.
In the 60s, enthusiasts of bodybuilding, using foreign literature, began to independently develop training complexes.
In the USSR athletic gymnastics - so in our country began to call this sport - very quickly gained popularity.
In 1965 the first Moscow championship in athletic gymnastics was held.
The winner was Igor Petrukhin.
Because of the increased popularity in athletic gymnastics began to move athletes from other sports, which inevitably led to outrage sports leadership.
Telecast, 1 part, Duration: 0:35:07.415V2 2/20/2018
Weapons for China: the history of interstate relations between the USSR and the PRC.
Telecast, 1 part, Duration: 0:34:53.6V2 2/20/2018
The uprising in Tbilisi, 1956.
On February 25, 1956, on the last day of the 20th Congress of the CPSU, the press was asked to leave the hall.
First Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Khrushchev goes to the podium and makes a report "On the cult of the individual and its consequences."
The meeting was closed, delegates were warned about strict secrecy.
Khrushchev announced the deviations from the principles of socialist democracy, the gross violations of the rule of law, mass repression and the largest miscalculations made through the fault of Stalin.
In the capital of Georgia, the unrest began immediately.
It was openly said that in the person of Stalin Khrushchev insulted the entire nation.
Telecast, 1 part, Duration: 0:35:12V2 2/20/2018
Miner unrest in the USSR, 1989.
The striking movement of the miners did not begin on July 11, as it is commonly believed, but on April 2, 1989, when the miners of the 8th section of the mine named after the 60th anniversary of the USSR refused to go up.
Slaughterhouses demanded to bring quality food to the buffet and provide soap with soap.
On the night of July 11, the miners of the third shift at the Shevyakov mine presented the administration with economic demands.
A "chain reaction" began and soon the whole Kuzbass rose.
Of course, at first they were afraid of reprisals, but fear, according to the miners themselves, in many ways played an organizing role - the discipline of the strikers was iron.
There were strike committees, in the region banned the import and sale of alcohol, volunteers from among the striking miners organized people's druzhiny to help the police.
Telecast, 1 part, Duration: 0:34:52.08V2 2/20/2018
Third century, any mention of the fate of Soviet pilots who participated in the US-Korean war, was prohibited, with veterans took a subscription on non-disclosure.
Officially, the USSR did not participate in this war.
But in the autumn of 1950, Stalin ordered the deployment of an air corps in the north of Korea, whose task was to cover strategic facilities and rear communications of North Korean and Chinese troops.
During the fighting, Soviet pilots and anti-aircraft gunners destroyed more than 1,300 aircraft.
The losses of Koreans in this war are estimated at millions, Americans and Chinese - in tens and hundreds of thousands.
Our official losses are only 315 people, however, according to eyewitnesses, this is impossible, the real losses are much higher.
All these soldiers and officers were buried in a foreign land, the nameless graves in Port Arthur and Dalniy (Dalian) became their last place of refuge.
Telecast, 1 part, Duration: 0:35:07V2 2/20/2018
Amnesty, in 1953.
With the death of Stalin among the prisoners of the Gulag certain hopes arose connected with amnesty and rehabilitation.
In the spring of 1953, Lavrenty Beria forced the rehabilitation process.
On March 24, 1953, Beria sent a note to Khrushchev with a draft resolution, That at the moment more than 2.5 million prisoners are kept in forced labor camps and colonies, of which 590,000 are sentenced for up to 5 years.
With this in mind, Beria proposes to adopt the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on amnesty.
The project provides for the release of about 1 million people.
Under the amnesty fell those whose period did not exceed five years; Convicted for official, economic and some war crimes; Having young children and pregnant women; Minors, elderly people and people with disabilities.
Telecast, 1 part, Duration: 0:35:15.743V2 2/20/2018
Psychics and healers in the USSR (1980-90).
Telecast, 1 part, Duration: 0:35:22V2 2/20/2018
Psychics in the USSR, 1980s.
It seemed, then, in the mid-80s, the entire vast country was swept by a massive psychosis.
Millions of men and women from Kamchatka to the shores of the Baltic, clinging to the TV screens, "get well" with the help of Allan's all-Union "telemachine" sessions Chumak and "get rid of adhesions" under the hypnotic gaze of the parapsychologist Anatoly Kashpirovsky.
In the mid-90s, the Russian Ministry of Health issued an order banning mass medical sessions.
The reaction of the Ministry of Health was quite predictable, because it was not only in Chumak or Kashpirovsky.
In fact, the process of changing the consciousness of a huge number of people has gained momentum.
In addition, throughout the country began to tour all kinds of "witches" and "hereditary healers", if not easy - the charlatans who used the naivety and gullibility inhabitants.
Telecast, 1 part, Duration: 0:35:00.28V2 2/20/2018
The first Soviet atomic bomb, 1949.
It is widely known that in the Soviet Union work on the creation of an atomic bomb began in 1943.
But very few people know that back in the late 30-ies in the Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology, a group of young scientists began nuclear research.
About this little known "Kharkov project", about work on the creation of the first Soviet atomic bomb, as well as the reasons for delays in the development of the project are told participants of the program: veteran of Soviet foreign intelligence Vladimir Barkovsky, one of the creators of the Kharkov project Vladimir Shpinel, professor Arkady Brish and professor Anatoly Sudoplatov (fragment of the interview).
One of the main leaders of the Soviet atomic program, Academician Nikolai Dollezhal, also gave his last interview.
Used footage chronicles of different years: the meeting of Stalin with US President Truman in Potsdam, the dumping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, the study period of the Great The Patriotic War, the meeting of Stalin, Molotov and Beria with Academician Kurchatov in the USSR Academy of Sciences, the Rosenberg case, the nuclear test site in Los Alamos, the tests in Semipalatinsk.