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October 7, 1984 from Rostov flew a passenger plane Tu-134, flight 8352 on the route "Tbilisi-Rostov-Tallinn".
At 120 km from Minsk, a powerful light beam illuminated the cockpit of the pilots.
The ray came from an unknown object, in the shape of a star.
Having reached the plane, the light took the practically exact form of the Tu-134, only without wings.
For lack of a camera, the pilots could not shoot, but co-pilot Gennady Lazorin managed to sketch something.
The beam of light gradually moved on the plane, however, as soon as the navigator contacted the dispatching service of Minsk, the object ceased its pursuit.
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Battle in the sky over Vladivostok, 1953.
The history of one of the most mysterious conflicts between the USSR and the US during the Cold War began on the last day of the war in Korea.
On July 27, 1953, the Soviet The military transport aircraft Il-12, carrying the highest army officers, flew from Port Arthur to Vladivostok.
Flying over the mountainous regions of China, he was attacked and shot down by an American fighter. 21 people, including the crew, were killed.
After that, within two days, the situation changed dramatically.
July 29, 1953, two Soviet MiG-17 fighter aircraft of the Pacific Fleet 15 kilometers south of the island Askold in our territorial waters was shot down an American aircraft violator type B-50.
The history of the conflict is told in detail by the participants of the events: the officer of the radio reconnaissance of air defense forces in the 1950s, Alexander Orlov and air combat participant July 29, 1953 Yury Yablonovsky.
Telecast, 1 part, Duration: 0:35:03.6V2 2/20/2018
The first All-Union rock festival "Tbilisi-80", 1980.
The Baltimore Sun, March 5, 1980: "According to unconfirmed reports, an unofficial music festival is taking place in the capital of Soviet Georgia, Tbilisi.
It involves more than twenty rock bands performing music that is not officially allowed in the USSR. It is reported that the festival is held under the aegis of party and Komsomol bodies.
If this information is confirmed, then this event can be regarded as a serious defeat of hardliners in the Kremlin. "
In the early days of March 1980, a TASS correspondent reported from Tbilisi: "The capital of Georgia is covered with a musical fever, here is the First All-Union Rock Festival."
Already the very neighborhood of the words "All-Union" and "rock" seemed unreadable, implausible.
Nevertheless, the memories of this event are still alive in the memory of the participants and guests of the event.
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The act of terrorism in Arkhangelsk, 1954.
May 1, 1954 during a festive demonstration on the Trade Union Square twice convicted Nikolai Romanov rose to the podium and opened fire from a stolen pistol.
Assistant Commander of the White Sea garrison, Lieutenant-General A. Soloviev and Deputy Chairman of the Arkhangelsk City Executive Committee S. Kharitonov perished On the spot, the head of the agricultural department of the regional committee of the CPSU M.A. Ogarkov and the member of the regional committee D. D.Tomilov were injured.
Victims could be more, the terrorist still had another shot not fired.
Fortunately, the colonel of the border troops Sergey Bobkov, who was walking in the column of demonstrators with his children and was in front of the rostrum at the moment of shooting, did not lose his grip, he helped detain the terrorist.
The case was handled by the prosecutor's office of the White Sea Military District and the KGB. Gradually the business was gaining momentum, more and more people, relatives, friends and acquaintances of NG Romanov were drawn into it, but no connections were found between them.
Even carried out forensic psychiatric examination of the accused, which for those years was a rarity.
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Cinema epopee "Liberation".
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The uprising in Temirtau in 1959.
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"The Turn of the Northern Rivers", 1984.
After the adoption of the Food Program in the Soviet Union, a project was prepared that could be called "the Project of the Century".
The main idea of the authors was to transfer part of the runoff of the northern and Siberian rivers to the south of the country with the aim of irrigating drylands.
According to some scientists, this project could overnight transfer the USSR to the communist "tomorrow", according to others - to plunge the country into prehistoric chaos.
A huge number of design institutes and ministries were working on the project, it was expected to attract huge financial resources.
Among the opponents of the project were representatives of the creative intelligentsia: mathematician Lev Pontryagin, academicians Nikolai Krasovsky and Yuri Osipov, writers Vasily Belov and Sergei Zalygin, journalist Victor Yaroshenko and many others.
In the studio, people met who took the most active part in exposing the project: scientists Mikhail Zelikin, Stanislav Zhukov, Alexei Reteium, Boris Iskakov, Vera Bryusova.
Telecast, 1 part, Duration: 0:34:58V2 2/20/2018
Hockey super series "USSR-Canada", 1972.
In Canada, the super series of 1972 in the very popular on the eve of 2000, polls were called the event of the century.
It would seem that so many years have passed, in the stands of the ice arenas, not one generation of fans has changed, but as it turned out, even now no one needs to explain what it meant to our countries, and for the entire hockey world in 1972.
By this time, the USSR team became the world champion nine times in a row, three times in a row - the Olympic champion.
These fantastic successes were connected, first of all, with the names of great coaches: Anatoly Tarasov and Arkady Chernyshev.
After the victory at the Olympics in Sapporo, they started talking seriously about the idea that Tarasov had been hatching for years: about a meeting of Soviet hockey players with Canadian professionals.
Not the least role in the organization of competitions played and personal love of Leonid Brezhnev to hockey.
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The great story of "Small Earth", 1976.
What is the "Little Land" and who is its author, every Soviet schoolboy knew.
This book was studied in the institutes, defended theses on it, it stood in a place of honor in all libraries of the country, and what epithets the journalists gave this book ...
Of the entire cycle of memoirs, whose author is Leonid Brezhnev, the most famous trilogy is "Little Land", "Revival" and "Tselina."
For the first time the trilogy was printed in the issues of the magazine "Novyi mir" for 1978, in the future the circulation of each book was 15 million copies.
The books were published separately and together, they were translated and sent to the national libraries of 120 countries.
In 1980, Leonid Brezhnev was awarded the Lenin Prize for Literature.
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March 18, 1980 at the top secret Plesetsk cosmodrome occurred one of the most classified catastrophes in the history of the USSR. Shooting catastrophe does not exist.
According to one version, this is due to the fact that the launch of the Vostok-2 launch vehicle was an ordinary, almost routine.
According to other sources, the film with the record of the explosion in Plesetsk was destroyed almost immediately.
The explosion killed about 50 people.
According to the KGB, it was about sabotage, but a thorough investigation revealed a monstrous picture of irresponsibility that reigned in manufacturing plants.
The leadership of the KGB did not dare to give Brezhnev the results of the investigation and blamed all the blame on the "switchmen" - the missile crew's combat calculation.
Confirmation of the inaccuracy of the investigation and the actions of the governmental commission was the pre-emergency situation at the cosmodrome on July 27, 1981, when the temperature The fuel indicators during refueling of the rocket completely coincided with the data of the catastrophe on March 18, 1980.