Union (1989)

Documentary №39850, 5 parts, duration: 0:47:53
Production: Sverdlovsk newsreel studio
Camera operators:Persidsky


Through the lives of two old friends - the Russian and the Chinese - the director shows different periods of Russo-Chinese relations. The film uses various chronicles.

Reel №1

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Landscapes from the Great Wall.

General view of the Great Wall.

People on the excursion to the Great Wall.

View of the road from the car window.

One of the streets on the outskirts of Beijing.

The buildings of the Forbidden City, a portrait of Mao Zedong on the wall.

Pass the Chinese pioneers.

Indin alley in Beijing, people go, passing rickshaws.

Meeting of Chinese and Russian veterans, Zhen Dongliang and son Yulyuhera VK Blucher VV, people hug each other.

Painting on the wall in the house Ren Dongliang.

Blucher and Ren Dongliang sitting at the table.

Blucher, Jen Dongliang and their family members looking at the photos in the album.

Blucher VV and Ren Dongliang looking photos.

Photo Ren Dongliang in 1916.

Photos of Yekaterinburg in the period of 1914-1916.

Archival documents regulating the conditions of employment of foreign labor.

Telegrams and documents with data on the number of employed by the Russian Chinese.

Photos alapayevskogo plant in 1916.

Photos industrial enterprises, construction of railways, where in 1915-1916 worked the Chinese.

Lists of Chinese workers in different regions of Russia.

Photos prisons and where in 1916 contained Ren Fucheng.

Photos of the revolutionary events of 1917 and the outbreak of civil war in 1918 in the Urals.

Passenger airplane pulls into the parking lot for disembarkation.

Girl holding bread and salt.

By plane descends Ren Dongliang with his wife and son.

Girl presents Ren Dunlyanu bread and salt.

Road (from the car window).

Persons Ren Dongliang and his wife.

View of the old streets in Alapayevsk.

Family Ren Dongliang at a party at the table.

The building, which housed a real school, where he studied Ren Dongliang.

Photo Ren Dongliang with the sisters in 1916.

Ren Dongliang gives interviews.

Photo rally in Alapayevsk in October 1917.

The texts of the decrees of the Bolshevik newspapers in the Urals in 1917.

Photo alapayevskogo plant.

Photo factory workers.

Photo portrait of Pavlov mentor Ren Fucheng.

Party ticket Pavlova.

Brochures Marx and Lenin.

Newsreel, 1918: foreign military intervention in Soviet Russia.

The landing of the Americans in Arkhangelsk.

Japanese troops landed in Vladivostok.

Staff go out of the building officers.

Game footage from the White Guards marching x / movie "The defeat of Yudenich."

Map of Russian territory occupied by the White Guard troops.

Newsreel January 1919: VI Lenin spoke from the balcony of the Moscow Soviet.

Red Army soldiers standing in formation, listen to a speech of Lenin.

Photos formation of Red Army units.

Newsreel May 1919: Lenin on Red Square during the military parade Vsevobuch.

The streets are part of the Red Army.

Posters and newspaper articles calling for the protection of the Urals.

The exhibition in the hall of one of the museums in the Urals.

Ren Dnlyan examines exposure.

Group photos of Chinese soldiers of the Red Army regiment under the command of Ren Fucheng.

Blucher shows pictures of Ren Dunlyanu.

The building, which in July 1918 was formed the first battalion of Chinese volunteers.

The plaque at the entrance to the building.

Photos of Chinese soldiers of the battalion.

Photos of fighters of Red Army units, going to the front.


Vladimir Ilyich Lenin --gosudarstvenny and politician. [841]

Locations: Peking [977] Alapayevsk [915] Arkhangelsk Vladivostok [951] Moscow [820]

Seasons: Winter [823] Spring [825] Summer [824] Autumn [826]

Reel №2

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Posters calling for the protection of the Urals, Russian and Chinese.

Newsreel 1919-1020 years: the fighters from Team Red armored trains run along the carriages to be seated.

Soldiers in armored car.

Playground armored artillery, the calculation took place at the guns.

The explosions of shells.

Red Army soldiers disembark from boats on the river.

The gun fires the train platform.

Telegram Ren Fucheng chief of the division.

Newsreel of 1918-1919: artillery moving through the city streets.

The sailors sit in the train.

The texts of newspaper reports and report Ren Fucheng the arrival to the place of dislocation.

Newsreel, 1918: train goes to the front.

The sailors and soldiers in the car.

Echelon passes through the station.

Telegram Ren Fucheng chief of the division.

Game footage offensive Whites.

The text of the order of the chief of the 29th Division Vasileva thanked the soldiers and commanders of the Chinese Regiment.

Photo commanders Chinese Regiment, in the center - Zhen Fucheng.

View of the River Act.

Mass graves of the Red Army on the banks of the river.

Remains of the defensive positions of the Chinese Regiment.

One of the veterans said Blucher on the actions of the Chinese Regiment.

Remains of the trench.

Neck of the station building.

Next by an exploding shell on the wall of the building.

General view of the station.

Plaque with the inscription "neck of."

Railway track.

The text of the telegram about the actions of the Chinese Regiment neck of the station.

Message in the newspaper "Kommunar" about the death of Ren Fucheng.

Photo commanders Chinese regiment.

Pioneers presented Ren Dunlyanu flowers during the event dedicated to the memory of the Chinese soldiers of the regiment.

Ren Dongliang lays flowers on the grave of his father on the neck of the station.

Flowers at the tomb.

Ren Dongliang speech over the grave of his father.

The face of an old woman.

Ren Dongliang bypasses grave.

Wreath on the grave of Ren Fucheng.

Ren Dongliang and his family members tend to grave.

Plaques on the obelisk over the tomb.

Ren Dongliang gives interviews (synchronously).

Interior view of the Cabinet of Lenin in the Kremlin.

Desk Lenin, shelves with books.

Spasskaya Tower.

Ren Dongliang gives interviews.

View of the Red Square with the Lenin Mausoleum.

According to the Moscow River pleasure boat floats.

Photos streets of Harbin beginning of the 1920s.

People in a historic building in Beijing.

Area in the Forbidden City.

Blucher presents Ren Dunlyanu loaf of black bread.

Face granddaughter Ren Dongliang.

Blucher wrote on a piece of paper wish family Ren Dongliang.

Blucher, Ren Dongliang and their families at a table in the yard.

Family members Ren Dongliang at the table.

Blucher talks with Jen Dunlyanom.

Portrait of Blucher VK the beginning of the 1920s.

A fragment of a painting depicting the campaign Ural guerrillas.

Photos VK Blucher different years, reflecting its military activities.

Newsreel, 1924: People and rickshaws on the streets of one of the cities in China.

Photographs of soldiers and officers of the Chinese armies in different provinces.

Photos of Blucher and his wife Kolchugina GA View of ancient Chinese pagoda.

People at the pagoda.

People light candles.

Golden statues in the pagoda.

People pray.

Persons of Buddhist monks.


Blucher Vasily Konstantinovich - commander Ren Fucheng - Chinese revolutionary, military leader

Calendar: 1919-1924

Locations: Moscow [820] Sverdlovsk region [803] Peking [977] Harbin

Seasons: Winter [823] Summer [824]

Reel №3

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Cars and motorcyclists on the street one of the cities in China.

Blucher VV and members of his family during the tour.

The building of a local museum.

Blucher sees the museum photo of father and Sun Yat-sen.

Desk Sun Yat-sen, exhibited in the museum.

Photos of Sun Yat-sen in different years.

Newsreel 1925: Sun Yat-sen among the members of the Chinese revolutionary government in Guangzhou.

Members of the government go to the meeting.

Sun Yat-Sen speaks at a rally.

People listening to the Sun Yat-sen.

Sun Yat-sen continues his speech.

People listen to Sun Yat-sen.

Photos of Soviet political and military advisers Sun Yat-sen.

Newsreel of the mid-1920s: Chinese soldiers marching.

Photos Blucher among Chinese officers.

Newsreel of the mid-1920s: Sun Yat-sen is accompanied by Chinese officers.

Buglers give a signal.

Sun Yat-sen bypasses soldier system.

Sun Yat-sen takes hits.

Passes the Chinese military unit.

Sun Yat-sen among the officers taking hits.

Teachings of Chinese troops.

Photo Blucher on the teachings of the Chinese army.

Newsreel of the mid-1920s: Chinese troops are fighting.

Shoots a machine gun.

Soldiers firing rifles.

Medics bandaging the wounded.

Photo Blucher among the Chinese military.

Newsreel of the mid-1920s: the troops of the National Revolutionary Army in the campaign.

Soldiers firing machine guns and rifles.

Photo Blucher on the front.

Newsreel of the mid-1920s: the troops of the National Revolutionary Army are fighting.

Photo Blucher among the Chinese military.

Newsreel of the mid-1920s: are members of the revolutionary government of China.

Sun Yat-sen in the train car.

Honor guard at the station.

Humming factories.

Portrait of Sun Yat-sen in mourning frame.

Photos funeral Sun Yat-sen in Nanjing.

Photo Sun Yat-sen at the desk.

The memorial complex in Nanjing.

Blucher VV climbs the ladder of Sun Yat-sen Memorial Complex.

Sun Yat-sen monument inside the memorial.

The coffin of Sun Yat-sen.

General view of the stairs of the Memorial Complex.

Types of streets and neighborhoods of Guangzhou.

Monument to the uprising against the Kuomintang in Canton - Canton.

Persons of Chinese pioneers.

Pioneers saluted at the monument.

Blucher VV and his family go past the monument.

Photos VK Blucher during the Special Far Eastern Army Command.

Photos VK Blucher 16 delegates of the Congress of the CPSU (b).

Certificate of the deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR in the name of VK Blucher Photos VK Blucher among Soviet generals.

Photo Kolchugina-Blucher.

Photo children Blucher VK Blucher VV talks to Jen Dunlyanom.

Ren Dongliang face.

Newspaper reports about the bombing of Shanghai by the Japanese.

Newsreel 1937: Japanese planes flying.

People fleeing to the shelter.

People were running down the street to escape the bombing.

Refugees are leaving the city.

The bombings on the ground.

Burning houses.

Japanese artillery fires.

Part of the ruined city block.

Japanese soldiers jump from the truck on a city street.

Women and children are standing on the sidewalks.

Japanese soldiers run through the village street.

Refugees are leaving the city.

Japanese troops occupied settlements.

Searches of people on the streets.

Japanese invaders in one of the cities.

The victims of the Japanese occupation in the city streets.

Combat aircraft at the site of the museum.

Pilots veterans who fought in China.

Persons veterans, chatting with each other.

Photos pilots period of the 1930s.

Newsreel 1937: flying aircraft.

Last minute farmhouses.

People save property after the bombing of one of the Chinese cities.

Kind of ruined city blocks.


Blucher Vasily Konstantinovich - commander Sun Yat-sen - Chinese statesman and political figure

Calendar: 1925-1937

Locations: Guangzhou Nanking China [46]

Seasons: Summer [824] Autumn [826]

Reel №4

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Newsreel, 1937: a woman with children walks past destroyed by the Japanese houses.

People lost their homes and living on the street.

Demonstrations on the streets of Chinese cities.

People go to the back of a truck and dropped leaflets.

Veteran pilots talk to each other.

The face of the Annunciation A. General Photos Soviet fighters with Chinese identification marks.

Photos training Chinese pilots Soviet instructors.

Photos of Chinese pilots.

Newsreel, 1938: Chinese aircraft flying.

Passing armored vehicles and artillery on mechanical traction.

Japanese soldiers marching.

Calculation of the anti-aircraft gun is prepared to repel an air attack.

Rangefinder calculates the distance to the target.

Face gunner.

Chinese anti-aircraft artillery firing at Japanese planes.

Bombers come on purpose.


Woman crying over the dead child.

Fly airplanes.

Panorama of the burning city, falls downed aircraft.

The text of the decree on awarding the Soviet pilots, published in the newspaper "Pravda".

Photos of the Annunciation A. General Annunciation with awards at the jacket.

Persons pilots veterans.

Photos volunteer pilots in their aircraft.

Photos bombers.

Newsreel 1938: hot settlement on occupied territory after the Japanese air raid.

One veteran gives interviews.

Junk floating in the Yangtze River.

Pleasure boat floats.

Chinese historian speaks with Blucher VV Pagoda on the banks of the Yangtze.

Kulishenko IG standing at the side of the ship.

Panorama of the coast of the Yangtze.

Mansyan city streets.

Soviet tourists listening to the guide.

View of the coast of the Yangtze River.

People lay flowers at the monument to Soviet pilot Kulishenko G.

General view of the monument.

Portrait Kulishenko.

Photo Kulishenko with his wife and daughter.

People are going to lay wreaths on the grave Kulishenko.

Wreaths on grave.

The inscription on the tomb Kulishenko.

Family members Kulishenko stand with flowers in their hands.

Face Blucher VV General view of the monument.

Blucher VV and family members Kulishenko stand in the honor guard at the monument.

Women's faces.

A wreath at the monument to the Soviet volunteers.

Plaques with the names and surnames of the Soviet volunteers.

Graves of Soviet volunteers.

Blucher VV and family members Kulishenko the cemetery to lay a wreath on one of the graves.

Fragments of the memorial buildings at the cemetery.

People on the streets Mansyanya.

Blucher talks with Dunlyanom Ren and his family sitting on the bench.

Newsreel Aug. 1945: Panorama of the Great Wall of China.

The Soviet soldiers are going to attack.

Boats firing of rocket launchers.

Japanese soldiers surrendering.

Chinese city residents welcomed the Soviet troops.

Photo: Soldiers of People's Liberation Army of China shake Soviet officers.

Photos of the signing of the Sino-Soviet Treaty of Friendship.

Posters on the Sino-Soviet friendship.

Photos assist China in the development of industry and national economy, Soviet and Chinese leaders.

Newsreel 1950: construction of a bridge across the river.

Calendar: 1937-1955

Locations: China [46]

Seasons: Summer [824]

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Newsreel 1950: construction of industrial facilities in China with the help of Soviet specialists.

Welders at work.

Start blast furnace shop at one of the factories.

The workers applaud.

Director of the plant thanks to the Soviet specialist.

Shop new smelter.

Photo of the meeting of Soviet and Chinese leaders.

Monument Mao Zedong near Wuhan Iron and Steel Works.

Types of buildings and areas of the plant.

Blucher VV during a visit to the plant.

Manufacturing production in one of the shops of the plant.

Blucher VV examines one of the shops of the plant.

Plant workers go home on bicycles.

Ren Dongliang face.

Newsreel, 1960: Chinese peasants are building a giant dam.

Work on the construction of the dam.

Sparrow sitting on a tree branch.

Soldier shoots at sparrows.

Soldier killed a sparrow lifts.

People catch the sparrow on the ground.

Truck full of dead sparrows.

Children in kindergarten are engaged in military training.

The test is the first Chinese atomic bomb.

Jubilant soldiers.

Red Guards dancing around a bonfire.

Red Guards on the streets.

Photos excesses Red Guards during the "Cultural Revolution."

Newsreel 1960: "demonstrating dedication" during the "cultural revolution."

Statue of Mao Zedong on a truck.

Mao Zedong looks at the demonstration.

People greet Mao Zedong.

Demonstrations of the Red Guards.

Manifestation in front of the Soviet embassy in Beijing.

The Chinese are trying to break through the border barrier in the Sino-Soviet.

Soviet border guards in the cordon.

Wounded border guards unloaded from an armored personnel carrier.

People mourn slain on Damanskii.

Ren Dongliang talks with Blucher VV Blucher, Ren Dongliang, Kulishenko and their family members talking, sitting at the table, the operator removes them.

Passes motorcade of the Chinese delegation.

MS Gorbachev meeting with Deng Xiaoping.

AN Yakovlev, Shevardnadze EA, Gorbachev during a meeting with the Chinese delegation.

Listening to the Chinese Gorbachev.

Gorbachev made a speech in the Soviet-Chinese Cultural Center.

Persons of Chinese young people.

The complex of buildings of the Forbidden City in Beijing.

Blucher VV and Kulishenko IG during a visit to the Forbidden City.

Fragment of a historic building.

View of a street in Beijing.

High-rise building in Beijing.

View of the city block.

New home in Beijing.

Bicycle parking.

Samples of the Chinese consumer electronics, presented at one of the exhibitions.

Samples of various products manufactured by Chinese enterprises.

Exhibition halls.

Kinds of new urban areas of Beijing.

Map of Beijing (top).


Mao Zedong - Chinese statesman and political figure Deng Xiaoping - Chinese statesman and political figure Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev - statesman and political figure Shevardnadze Eduard Shevardnadze - statesman and political figure Yakovlev Alexander - statesman and political figure

Calendar: 1950-1969

Locations: Moscow [820] Peking [977] Far East Wuhan

Seasons: Winter [823] Summer [824]

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