Leonid Brezhnev's Visit to Afghanistan.. (1963)

Film-document №5767 2 parts, Duration: 0:20:26, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Soloveva N.

Operators: Voroncov A., Komarov V.

Anouncers: Khmara L.

Text writers: Sturua M.


Leonid Brezhnev's visit to Afghanistan.

Historical background

From 12 to 27 October 1963 Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR LI Brezhnev paid a visit to Afghanistan. LI Brezhnev's visit was accompanied by Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Uzbekistan, Kurbanov, Deputy Chairman of the State Committee of the Council of Ministers for Foreign Economic Relations IV Arkhipov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR, SG Lapin.

Temporary description

City of Kabul. Meeting at the airport of Leonid Brezhnev and his entourage. The laying of a wreath to the Monument of Independence, the Mausoleum of Mohammed Nadir Shah. Reception in the palace Delkusha King of Afghanistan Mohammad Zahir Shah. Visit to Kabul University; are: Leonid Brezhnev, the rector of the University, Professor Mohammed Osman Anwar. Leonid Brezhnev is present on the tab of the building of the Kabul Polytechnic Institute, created with the help of the Soviet Union. Classes of schoolchildren in Afghan schools. Leonid Brezhnev's speech at the rally held in his honor at the Kabul stadium Ghazi. Breakfast in honor of Leonid Brezhnev in the restaurant "Hag", hosted by the Society of Afghan-Soviet Friendship Society, are: Leonid Brezhnev, Mayor of Kabul, Mohammed Askar. Visit LI Brezhnev Dzhangalakskogo workshop plant, built with the assistance of Soviet specialists, construction of the highway: Kabul - Port Shirhan on the Amu Darya river, run by Afghan and Soviet workers and engineers. The construction of the brazen power with the help of Soviet specialists. Home-building plant; Jalalabad channel. Brezhnev and King Mohammed Zahir Shah, watching the national game "Bozkeshi", which brings together the best riders of the country. Reception hosted by Leonid Brezhnev in the palace Chehelsotun in honor of the King of Afghanistan Mohammad Zahir Shah. The Soviet-Afghan talks, the signing of the communiqué and the Agreement on the provision of the Soviet Union in Afghanistan and technical assistance in the production and use of natural gas. Seeing Leonid Brezhnev at the airport.

Reel №1

Screws aircraft over snow-capped mountains of Afghanistan - MS.

Mountains covered with snow and clouds shrouded - LS.

The pilots in the cockpit - CU. (Back).

LI Brezhnev and his R. Kurbanov, IV Arkhipov and SG Lapin in the cabin on the way to Afghanistan.

Kabul - LS. (The plane).

Fighter escort plane that flies LI Brezhnev in Kabul.

Terminal building "Kabul» - PNRM.

King of Afghanistan Mohammad Zahir Shah, Shah Valts Marshal and Prime Minister of Afghanistan Mohammad Yousuf at the airport meet and greet, LI Brezhnev and his companions.

Children in national costumes presented LI Brezhnev flowers.

A guard of honor after the Soviet guest.

Report honor LI Brezhnev.

LI Brezhnev and King Mohammed Zahir Shah bypass a guard of honor.

Residents of Kabul and surrounding towns welcome LI Brezhnev.

The streets of the city, decorated with flags.

Passers in national costumes in the streets of Kabul.

Street vendors.

People go to the child.

Independence Monument on the square in Kabul - LS., PNRM., MS.

Honor guard at the monument.

LI Brezhnev and his party are sent to the Mausoleum of Mohammed Nadir Shah.

Wreath of the Soviet delegation, Nadir Shah.

LI Brezhnev and others in the mausoleum.

Palace Dekulta - MS.

Arrival LI Brezhnev's palace.

Reception in the palace, hosted in honor of the King of Afghanistan, LI Brezhnev.

King Mohammed Zahir Shah and Prime Minister Mohammed Yousuf welcome LI Brezhnev and other guests attending the reception.

LI Brezhnev received speech.

LI Brezhnev at Kabul University.

Teachers and students welcomed guest.

Welcoming speech acts Rector Professor Osman Mohammed Anwar.

With the response the speaker LI Brezhnev.

LI Brezhnev signed the document on the tab of the building at Kabul Polytechnic.

The ceremonial laying of the Institute building in the presence of teachers and students.

LI Brezhnev and Mohammad Yousuf lay the metal case with the text of the document in the foundation of the Institute building.

A man makes an entry on a poster at the school.

Girls playing in the school yard.

The teacher speaks to schoolgirls.

Civic reception in the Kabul stadium "Ghazi" in honor of Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, LI Brezhnev - LS., MS.

Rallied welcome LI Brezhnev.

LI Brezhnev makes a speech.

Rally participants listen - LS. PNRM.

Reel №2

Civic reception-rally in the Kabul stadium "Ghazi" in honor of L. Brezhnev - PNRM., LS., MS.

All applauded.

LI Brezhnev and Mohammad Yousuf shake hands.

Arrival LI Brezhnev in the restaurant "Cargo" for breakfast, held in his honor society activists Afghan-Soviet friendship.

At breakfast there are social and political figures of Afghanistan, writers, poets, scientists - MS.

Kabul Mayor Mohammad Askar, chairman of the Afghan-Soviet friendship, welcomes LI Brezhnev.

With the response the speaker LI Brezhnev.

The audience applauded at the breakfast.

Building Dzhangalakskogo Repair Plant - MS.

Shop factory during working hours - LS.

Workers, Soviet and Afghan experts at work.

Seen LI Brezhnev Dzhangalakskogo plant: workers welcome guest.

The highway in the mountains passes passenger car - LS.

LI Brezhnev was accompanied by Mohammed Yusuf and others arrived in Dzhebul-Sarraj, located at the beginning of the Salang Pass, where, with the assistance of the USSR is building a road through the pass.

Afghan and Soviet workers and engineers building a road through the Salang pass, build three-kilometer tunnel in the mountain Gindukum.

Powerful blast rock.

Builders hammers crushed rock boulders.

Soviet excavators working on the construction.

Crane operator an Afghan working.

Afghan bulldozer at work - CU., MS.

In the desert, go camel caravans - MS.

The restored section of the road Kushka-Herat-Kadagar - LS. (Top point).

Construction of hydroelectric power in a brazen, with the assistance of the Soviet Union - LS.

Work Afghan and Soviet specialists.

Working rigs in the North of Afghanistan, where the discovered large reserves of natural gas.

Construction of house-building, Jalalabad channel (Soviet aid to Afghanistan).

Equestrian competitions at the stadium in Kabul in honor of the birthday of the King of Afghanistan Mohammad Zahir Shah - LS. PNRM.

King Mohammed Zahir Shah, LI Brezhnev, the King family and others in the sports festival.

Top riders country national game show "Bozkeshi."

Spectators at the stadium.

The winners of the competition with a winning passing through the streets of Kabul.

Honor guard at the palace Chehelsotun - residence LI Brezhnev in Kabul.

LI Brezhnev welcomes guests for a reception hosted by him in honor of King Mohammed Zahir Shah, delivers a toast at the banquet table.

King Mohammed Zahir Shah of admission.

Negotiations between the Soviet and Afghan government figures.

LI Brezhnev, King Mohammed Zahir Shah, Prime Minister Mohammed Yusuf, the representatives of the Soviet Union and Afghanistan in the talks.

The signing of the Soviet-Afghan communiqué signed LI Brezhnev, Mohammed Zahir Shah.

LI Brezhnev and Prime Minister Mohammed Yousuf signed an agreement for the provision of technical assistance to the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the organization of production and use of natural gas.

Departure LI Brezhnev.

At the airport the guest escorted Mohammed Zahir Shah, Mohammed Yusuf.

Guard of honor in honor of the guest.

"IL-18" up in the air.

Mountains - LS. (The plane).