Techa (1996)

Documentary №41149, 1 part, duration: 0:10:07
Production: Sverdlovsk newsreel studio
Camera operators:Tarik


For more than 40 years nuclear waste has been put into the small Ural river Techa. Even now people of the villages standing on the banks of Techa are not fully aware of the danger they are in.

Reel №1

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Lake Irtyash.

The Techa river.

Abandoned, destroyed houses.

Panorama from the river to the fence with barbed wire.

Landscape with a river.

Men are digging a grave.

Panorama of the barbed wire.

Men in Muslim clothes are praying.

The village street, the mosque is visible.

Panorama of the garden.

A resident of the village (synchronously).

A man sits on a bench near the house and plays the accordion.

Village yard.

A resident of the village (synchronously).

Ducks come out of the water.

A man mows the grass.

The horse drinks water from the river.

Fishermen on the river bank.


A resident of the village (synchronously).

A fisherman on the river bank.

A bucket with a catch.

Cows drink water from the river.

A man with a dosimetric device walks along the river bank.


A woman is milking a cow.

An abandoned house.

The wedding cortege goes down the village street.

Young people are greeted with bread-free.

Spontaneous street market.

A man is driving a canister of water down the street.

A man with a dosimetric device walks through a meadow.

Children swim in the river.

Barbed wire.

A ruined church with a bell tower.

Cows, horses, pigs are lying in the church.

Key words


Locations: Techa

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