In Liberia. (1956)

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Kristi L.

Operators: Semin A.


About the stay of the Soviet Delegation at the inauguration ceremony of President Taliban; a reporting over the country.

Historical background

January 2, 1956 in Monrovia, the capital of the Republic of Liberia held a ceremony of inauguration of the President and Vice-President of the Republic. At the celebration came the Soviet government delegation headed by the Chairman of the Council of the Union of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR Volkov. January 11 the signing of a joint communique on establishing diplomatic relations and exchange of embassies between the USSR and the Republic of Liberia.

Reel №1

Moscow's plans.

Seeing the Soviet government delegation to Liberia.

AP Volkov and the delegation going to the plane.

Multrabota - geographical map.

Liberian coast, rocks on the shore.

Flag of Liberia.

General view of the capital of Liberia - city


Out of the plane AP Volkov and his entourage.

They are met Assistant Secretary of State of Liberia Padmor, Colonel Stewart, Professor Dempster.

Street Monrovia.

Passing cars with the delegates at the festival.

Delegations coming Gold Coast, the Soviet Union and America.

On the street are the troops march past.

Guests are sent to the residence of the president.

President William Tubman welcomed delegates Gold Coast.

AP Volkov gives him a congratulatory message to the President of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet Voroshilov.

Residence of the Soviet government delegation to the outskirts of Monrovia.

The Soviet delegation met with the neighborhood of Monrovia.

Machine with delegates passing on the road.


Palm trees: olive, coconut.

Rubber plantations U.S. firm "Firestone Robber Company."

Collecting rubber.

Delegates talk with rubber tappers.

Visits in one of the villages.

Delegates talk with residents.

Reel №2

Mesurado river.

Providence Island, which in 1822 landed the first settlers.

Delegates held on the island, the delegates under the tree under which the first settlers found shelter.

The streets of Monrovia.

The area in front of Congress.

University building.

City Market.

Worked as a bricklayer.

Traffic on the streets.

Historical sites.

Monument in honor of the century of the Republic, located at the building, which is called the Centennial Pavilion.

The monument, which reproduces the ritual oath of the President.

A ceremony bringing Liberian President William Tubman oath.

Then the president takes the oath from Vice President Tolbert.

Parade through the streets of all those present at the ceremony.

Participate in the procession heads of the local tribes.

In the evening, the president and vice president and their spouses received congratulations.

Reel №3

Celebrations continued the next day.

Procession of the citizens and the Negro tribes.

President Tubman and Vice President Tolbert parade in traditional costumes.

Military parade in honor of the president.

Festivities at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.

Negro dances performed.

Ball at the president.


The opening of an agricultural exhibition in Monrovia.

President Tubman speech.

Delegates visiting the exhibition.

Agriculture, s / s guns.

Hall of Firestone.

Demonstration of rubber production.

Signing the agreement on the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Liberia.

Shall be signed by the head of the Soviet government delegation AP Volkov and Secretary of State of Liberia Dukuli.

The Soviet delegates and president talking.

General view of Monrovia.