Daily News / A Chronicle of the day № 7 First All-Union referendum. (1991)

Newsreel №14707, 2 parts, duration: 0:19:23
Production: CSDF (RCSDF)
Director:Vermisheva E.
Text authors:Rozov A.


About First Union referendum in various republics of the Soviet Union, which decided the fate of the existence of the USSR.

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Issue devoted to the I-th All-Union referendum passes in different republics, which decided the fate of the existence of the Union. Photos of the tragic events that occurred in the republics of the Caucasus and the Baltic states. Moscow. Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Woman carrying flowers to the Eternal Flame. The polling station. Reporter conducts interviews with voters (synchronously). Belarus. Eternal flame. Honor guard at the Eternal Flame. One of the streets of Minsk. Construction of multi-storey buildings. Movement of public transport. Says Belarusian sculptor (synchronously). Ballot referendum on the Belarusian language. Working members of the Electoral Commission. Living at a rally near the city executive committee. Posters. Moscow. Meeting at Pushkin Square (synchronously). The polling station in Turkmenistan. Vote Turkmen and Russian girls. Interview elderly Turkmen (synchronously). Streets of Tallinn. Referendum March 17, 1991 The people at the polling station. Interviews voters (synchronously). Chairman of the Supreme Council of Estonia Rüütel gives interviews (synchronously). Vilnius. Catholic Cathedral. Monument to victims of the events of 1989. Interview residents (synchronously). The polling station. They say voters (synchronously). The polling station in Kyrgyzstan. Voting on the site. Interviews voters (synchronously). Interview Gorbachev foreign journalists (synchronously). Gorbachev and Raisa Gorbachev at the polling station. Boris Yeltsin answers questions of correspondents (synchronously). Vote Yakovlev, chatting with reporters. Deputy Chairman of the Central Election Commission Golovko said on the outcome of the referendum (synchronously).

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Refugees: A woman with a child - MS.

Destroyed house - LS.

The people on the streets, ruins, a child's face, the soldiers on an APC, crying woman, a funeral procession in Lithuania, a child holds a banner reading: "What killed my dad? 'Departure in the coffin of the deceased child's face through the broken glass - MS., CU., LS.

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a helmet on the grave, eternal flame burns - MS.

An elderly woman carries flowers to the grave - MS.

Editor CSDF A. Rozov takes on the street interviews with the elderly woman, a woman answers the question of how she sees the updated Union (synchronous) - CU., MS.

Minsk, eternal flame burns at the monument on Victory Square, an honor guard at the Eternal Flame - MS.

On the day of the All-Union referendum at a polling station editor HND interviews Belarusian sculptor of his attitude to the updated Union (synchronous) - CU., MS.

Newsletters are on the table - MS.

Political rally in Minsk, the people with slogans against the CPSU - MS., LS.

Rally on Pushkin Square in Moscow, the people at the rally evinces dissatisfaction (synchronous) - MS.


The people on the street - MS., LS.

Vote Turkmen girls and boys - MS.

The old elder position about the Union (synchronously in Turkmen) - MS.

Street in Tallinn - MS., PNRM.

A sign on the building where the polling place, the people at the polling station - LS., MS.

Referendum participants are interviewed, saying that they voted for the Union (synchronous) - CU., MS.

Male Estonian says about why he does not participate in the referendum for the preservation of the Union (synchronously in Russian) - CU.

Street of Tallinn - LS.

In the street of the Supreme Council of Estonia Estonia Ruutel commented position in All-Union referendum (synchronous) - CU.

The people in Estonia goes to the polls, vote boys and girls - MS., CU.

Lithuania, Vilnius street - LS.

A man paints a cross memorial to victims of the events in Vilnius - MS., CU.

Vilnius residents are interviewed on the street, explain why they do not take part in the All-Union referendum (synchronous) - MS., CU.

Polling station in Vilnius came to vote are interviewed (synchronously) - MS., CU.

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Polling station in Kyrgyzstan: voters get ballots dipped them in an urn - MS.

Woman and man are interviewed at the polling station (synchronous) - CU.

Polling station in Moscow: Voice of the people - MS.

A. Rozov interviews voting (synchronous) - MS., CU.

Near polling Gorbachev interviewed Soviet and foreign journalists (synchronous) - MS.

Boris Yeltsin is interviewed outside the polling station (synchronous) - MS.

Alexander Yakovlev down the ballot in the ballot box and answer questions from a (synchronous).

Muscovites at a polling station on election are interviewed (synchronously) - MS., CU.

Of voting says Deputy Central Commission Golovko (synchronous) - CU.

Fountain "Friendship of Peoples" at ENEA - MS.

A woman with a baby carriage - MS., PNRM.

Children on a swing - MS.

It takes a young soldier with his father - MS.

Parents walking with children - MS., CU.

Newlyweds lay flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - MS., CU.

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