The USSR-Afganistan - Neighbours and Friends.. (1968)

Film-document №6631 2 parts, Duration: 0:19:05 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Gavrilina A.

Operators: Mikhaylov L., Khodyakov V.

Anouncers: Khmara L.

Text writers: Kozyrev E.


The film about the Afghan King's and the Queen's stay in the Soviet Union.

Historical background

June 3, 1968 at the invitation of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR and the Soviet government in the USSR with a friendly visit to the King of Afghanistan Mohammad Zahir Shah and Queen Umayra.

Temporary description

Stay in the Soviet Union, King of Afghanistan Mohammad Zahir Shah and Queen Umayra: meeting the royal couple at the airport, reception at the Kremlin with President of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR NV Podgorny, King of Afghanistan, meeting with Kosygin, laying a wreath at the Mausoleum B. Lenin, the representation of the King of Afghanistan in the Reception Hall of heads of diplomatic missions. Visit King of Afghanistan, the Ostankino television tower, the restaurant "Seventh Heaven". Reception at the Embassy of Afghanistan in honor of the visit of King of Afghanistan in the Soviet Union, visiting the King of the ballet "Don Quixote" (synchronous). Stay King of Afghanistan in Tbilisi, meeting with leaders of the republic, the inhabitants of the city, visiting tea-packing factory, Mtskheta, the Museum of Art. General view of the Black Sea coast. Vacationers bathe in the sea. Visit King of Afghanistan Pitsunda matrix of the lake. Types of neighborhoods of the lake. Seeing the King of Afghanistan at home.

Reel №1

LS. plan of Moscow with the Kremlin - with a / t

Soviet and Afghan national flags - CU., MS.

On the building of Vnukovo airport slogans in Russian and Afghan languages, "Welcome, Afghan guests!» - CU., PNRM.

Built a guard of honor - MS., CU.

In the air, accompanied by the honorary escort aircraft "IL-18".

Aerodrome are arriving to meet guests NV Podgorny and his wife, AN Kosygin, Y. Andropov, Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, GS Dzotsenidze and other officials.

Taxis plane "IL-18» - MS.

The King and Queen down the ramp, greet meet.

King Mohammed Zahir Shah receives a report of honor and with NV Podgorny bypass the Soviet soldiers - LS.

Playing a military band - MS.

Passes an honor guard - LS.

Muscovites gathered at the airport, warmly welcome the guests.

The king, passing the airfield greets met him - LS., MS.

Car drives off.

Cars pass along Leninsky Prospekt, the people of Afghanistan welcomes guests and members of the Soviet government - LS.

Car enters the Kremlin.

Dome with a flag on the building of the Council of Ministers - MS., LS.

Visit of the King of Afghanistan Mohammad Zahir Shah Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR NV Podgorny.

Make movies and photographers - MS.

Visit of the King of Afghanistan Mohammad Zahir Shah Predisedatelyu Council of Ministers of the USSR AN Kosygin.

AN Kosygin greeted the guests invited to the table.

Sitting at a table and talk AN Kosygin, Mohammed Zahir Shah, AA Gromyko, KI Alexandrov, Soviet and Afghan officials - MS., CU.

4/VI King Mohammed Zahir Shah in the Kremlin greets NV Podgorny, AN Kosygin, on the other

Soviet leaders - LS., MS.

Conversation NV Podgorny and AN Kosygin and King of Afghanistan Mohammad Zahir Shah.

On the Soviet side in the conversation involved the Foreign Minister AA Gromyko, Minister of Foreign Trade, NS Patolichev, Deputy Chairman of the State Committee of the USSR Council of Ministers for Foreign Economic Relations, IA Kulev, Soviet Ambassador to Afghanistan KI Alexandrov - MS., CU.

On the Afghan side in a conversation involving Planning Minister Abdul Samad Hamed yard Minister Ali Muhammad, Afghan Ambassador to the USSR Mohammed Aref, Minister Counsellor Mohammad Musa Shafiq, Director General Political Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Abdul Ghafoor Ravan Farhadi - LS., CU.

Two LS. Plan Red Square.

Heading to the Lenin Mausoleum, go watch - MS.

Changing of the guard - LS., PNRM.

Sentries at the door of the mausoleum - MS., LS., CU.

4/VI King and Queen of Afghanistan lay a wreath at the mausoleum.

Wreath of roses - CU., And PNRM.

King, Queen and their attendants are Mausoleum - MS.

The building houses 4/VI receptions drives car - LS., PNRM.

The King and Queen of Afghanistan take in the Reception Hall of heads of diplomatic missions accredited to the Soviet Union, with which Afghanistan has diplomatic relations.

The waiter serves drinks and wine - MS.

Mohammed Zahir Shah, talking to guests: Queen Umayr talking with guests.

Machines with Afghan guests escorted motorcycle passing through the streets of Moscow - LS., PNRM.

Building on Kalinin Avenue - CU., PNRM.

Kalinin Avenue - CU., PNRM.

Kalinin Avenue with travel - LS.

Gorky Street - LS., With a / t

4/VI to Ostankino television tower drives a car with the Afghan guests - MS., CU., PNRM.

TV tower - CU., PNRM.

Afghan guests enter the lobby, and, rising on an express elevator to the 300-meter height on the observation deck, looking down on Moscow - LS., MS.

Along with Mohammed Zahir Shah tower visiting deputy.

Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, GS Dzotsenidze, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Moscow City Council, VF Crafts and other officials.

Moscow (shot through the glass viewing platform) - LS.

Guests at the restaurant "Seventh Heaven» - LS.

King of the table - CU.

Reel №2

Reception hosted by the Ambassador of Afghanistan to the Soviet Union on the occasion of Mohammed Aref stay king of Afghanistan Mohammad Zahir Shah and Queen Umayr.

The building of the Afghan Embassy approaching cars - LS.

At the reception there: NV Podgorny, AN Kosygin, KT Mazurov AA Gromyko, EA Furtseva and other government officials, scientists and artists, heads of diplomatic missions accredited in the USSR, Soviet and foreign journalists.

At the reception, speeches appear Mohammed Zahir Shah, and AN Kosygin - MS., CU.

Guests listen to - MS., Applauding - LS.

4/VI Kremlin Palace of Congresses - LS., PNRM.

The audience welcomed presence on the Afghan people.

A scene from the ballet by Minkus' Don Quixote »- MS., LS., Synchronously.

5/VI propeller aircraft "IL-18", heading to Tbilisi (shot through the window of the plane.)

In the cockpit, the captain with map in hand, PNRM. located here on King Mohammed Zahir Shah - MS.

On a parallel course flying passenger plane (shot from an airplane window) - LS.

5/VI meets Afghan guests in Tbilisi airport.

Greeting the President of the Council of Ministers of the Georgian SSR, GD Javakhishvili, chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Supreme Soviet of the Georgian SSR, DG Sturua and other officials.

Of accompanying the king, queen and the Afghan people - GS Dzotsenidze, KI Alexandrov et al

Greeters at the airport waving flags - CU.

King and queen girl presented with flowers - LS., MS.

The king and queen greeted warmly welcomes their residents - LS., MS.

Guests sit in the car.

The Supreme Soviet of the Georgian SSR - CU.

5/VI joint visit of King Mohammed Zahir Shah, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Georgian SSR, GS Dzotenidze and Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of GD Javakhishvili.

Sitting at a table Mohammed Zahir Shah and his entourage.


Square with the monument to VI Tbilisi Lenin - LS.

The streets of the city - LS.

Visiting Afghan guests tea-packing factory, whose products are exported to other countries around the world including in Afghanistan.

Outside the factory workers welcome guests - MS.

Guests visiting the shop, working machine.

The car packed and packs tea - MS., PNRM.

Mohammed Zahir Shah holds a packet of tea - MS.

The King and the rest of the guests taste the tea - MS., LS.

Tbilisi - LS., Shot from above.

Road in the mountains, passing cars with Afghan guests - LS.

Guests visiting the ancient monuments of Georgian architecture in Mtskheta.

Mohammed Zahir Shah photographs - CU.

The ruins of the castle - LS.

Square Tbilisi - LS.

The building of the Art Museum of Georgia - CU.

The museum exposition old icons, church utensils - CU., MS.

King, Queen and others visiting the museum.

The Black Sea coast of Georgia - Landscape LS., With a / t

Spa house - MS., PNRM.

The girl in the open air reading a book - CU.

Eagle on a branch - CU.

Mountain raging river - CU., PNRM.

Rhone - CU.

Modern building pension in Cape Pitsunda - MS.

Beach - LS.

Holidaymakers swimming in the sea, sitting and lying on the beach - different.

It takes pleasure teplohodike - LS.

The King and his entourage pass through the park - MS., LS.

White and black swans swim in the pond, walk through the park in their designated corner - LS., MS.

King of photographing swans - MS.

Pelican - CU.

Peacocks in the Park - MS.

Road to Lake Riza - LS., To travel.

Lake Riza, stretching far from the coast in the mountains - LS., PNRM.

Afghan guests on a boat ride on the lake - LS., MS.

The shores of the lake with natural forests - LS., PNRM.

The King and Queen of Afghanistan, resting on the Black Sea coast resorts, among a group of children - MS.

State flags of the Soviet Union and Afghanistan - CU.

Honor guard, built at the Vnukovo airport on occasion of the departure of Mohammed Zahir Shah from Moscow to Tbilisi.

NV Podgorny and Mohammed Zahir Shah bypass the guard of honor.

The orchestra, are Soviet soldiers - LS., And PNRM.

King of Afghanistan, says goodbye to the accompanying Muscovites with NV Podgorny, AN Kosygin and other Soviet leaders, climbs into the plane.

The King and Queen in the cabin - MS.