Baltic Chronicle.Time difficult decisions (1989)

Film №56871, 6 parts, duration: 0:43:25
Director:Kuznecov V., Gelejn I.
Screenwriters:Kuznecov V., Gelejn I.

Reel №1

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Reel №2

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Chronicle of 1940.

Demonstration of workers on the streets of Riga.

The session of the Sejm on July 21, 1940.

A decision was made on Latvia's accession to the USSR.

A delegation of the Seimas has arrived in Moscow.

VII session of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.

Deputies welcome Stalin, Molotov and other party members.

Molotov informs the session about the accession of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to the USSR.

Prime Minister of Latvia A. Kirchensteins speaks at the session.

Interview with a teacher of party history in front of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Latvia.

The flag of the new Latvia with a black ribbon is being developed in honor of the repressed Latvians.

Demonstration of residents of the Baltic Way.

Interviews with the participants of the demonstration.

Interview in a Latvian family about the Russian invaders.

Key words

Entry into the USSR.
Demonstrations.
Russian invaders

Calendar: 1940

Locations: Latvia [122]

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Interview at a rally in Latvia.

Chronicle of 1941-1945.

The entry of Hitler's troops into Latvia.

A rally with two fascist and Latvian flags hanging on it.

Soldiers and locals destroy the symbols of the USSR.

Riga is burning.

Soviet troops liberate Riga.

Residents greet soldiers with flowers.

Rally at the Freedom Monument.

Interview with a Russian resident of Riga.

A strike in the port of Russian workers.

Interview on television of the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the LSSR A. Gorbunov.

Picket at the building of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the LSSR.

Interviews with picket participants.

Key words

War.
Fascists.
Nationalists.
Conflict.

Personnel:

Predsedatelj Prezidiuma Verhovnogo Soveta LSSR A. Gorbunov.

Calendar: 1941-1945 1989

Locations: Latvia [122] Riga [969]

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Demonstration of the Baltic Way.

Interviews with the participants of the demonstration.

Ogre Knitting Factory.

Interview with an employee who came from Ukraine.

Interview with a local Russian employee.

Interviews with Latvians, employees of the plant.

Interview of a Russian woman, a member of the Popular Front.

Chronicle of 1950.

Demonstrations.

There are representatives of different districts of Latvia in national costumes.

The Founding Congress of the Latvian Workers' Union.

The march of the members of the Latvian Workers' Union in old Riga.

Key words

History.
Russians in the Latvian movement.
A split in the trade union.

Calendar: 1950 1989

Locations: Latvia [122] Riga [969]

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The police disperse the demonstration.

Interview with Archimandrite Alexander (Kudryashov), Bishop of Daugavpils and vicar of the Diocese of Riga.

Demonstration of the Baltic Way at night.

Key words

National conflicts.
Christianity.

Personnel:

Arhimandrit Aleksandr (Kudryashov), episkop Daugavpilskij i vikarij Rizhskoj eparhii.

Calendar: 1989

Locations: Latvia [122] Riga [969]

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