Nikolay Podgorny's Visit to Bulgaria.. (1973)

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Soloveva N.

Operators: Baykov V., Danshin N.

Anouncers: Khlebnikov A.

Text writers: Vlasov O.


About the official visit of Nikolay Podgorny, Chairman of the Presidium of the the USSR Supreme Council, to the People's Republic of Bulgaria.

Historical background

In July 1973, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR NV Podgorny, paid an official friendly visit to the People's Republic of Bulgaria.

Foreign policy


Temporary description

Speaker of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme NV Podgorny in Bulgaria: the Sofia city residents on the streets, the audience sits in a cafe. Meeting of NV Podgorny on the airfield; travel in cars in the city, visiting the Mausoleum Dimitrov and lay a wreath at the monument of the Soviet Army, the awarding of the Order of NV Podgorny G. Dimitrov, negotiations NV Podgorny and T. Zhivkov. Stay NV Podgorny in Plovdiv, lay a wreath at the monument to the Soviet Soldier - Alyosha. Visit NV Podgorny they agroindustrial complex. Georgi Dimitrov, Sofia machine-tool factory. Mass rally in the hall "Universiade". Speeches NV Podgorny and T. Zhivkov (synchronously).

Reel №1

Bulgaria - LS., Removed from the plane.

The streets of Sofia - LS.

Vehicles and pedestrians on the streets of Sofia - MS., CU.

A child in a wheelchair - CU.

A woman holds a sleeping baby in her arms - MS., CU.

People in cafes - LS., MS.

Beach - LS., PNRM.

Passing cars on the highway - MS.

Apple and cherry with fruit - CU.

Flags of Bulgaria and the Soviet Union - CU.

Portraits NV Podgorny, LI Brezhnev, T. Zhivkov at the airport - CU.

NV Podgorny and his party down the ramp, greet members of the Bulgarian government - MS., PNRM.

NV Podgorny at the airfield of the pioneers - MS.

Guard of honor at the airport, the chief guard of honor reported - MS., CU.

NV Podgorny and Todor Zhivkov bypass the guard of honor - MS ..

Our people waving flags, NV Podgorny greets welcomers - CU., MS.

Passing escort vehicles on the streets of Sofia, the people welcomed the distinguished guests - MS.

Palace "Vrana" - the residence NV Podgorny - LS.

Soviet flag on the building of the residence - CU.

The central area of ​​Sofia - LS.

Georgi Dimitrov Mausoleum Square - MS.

Sentries at the mausoleum Dimitrov - LS.

NV Podgorny and his party lay a wreath at the Mausoleum - MS.

NV Podgorny is a mausoleum - MS.

The monument to the fighters of the revolution, NV Podgorny, lays a wreath at the monument - LS., MS.

Soviet Army Monument in Sofia - MS., CU.

NV Podgorny, lays a wreath at the monument - MS.

Hall of the State Council of Bulgaria - LS.

Todor Zhivkov NV Awards Podgorny Order of Georgi Dimitrov - CU., MS.

Todor Zhivkov delivers a congratulatory speech - MS.

With words of gratitude stands NV Podgorny - MS.

The building of the Council of State - LS.

Soviet and Bulgarian flag on the building - CU.

NV Podgorny enters the room negotiations, greets T. Zhivkov - MS.

The negotiators are seated at a table - LS., MS.

NV Podgorny and Todor Zhivkov at the negotiating table - CU.


NV Podgorny at the airport in Plovdiv, he receives flowers - MS., CU.

The people welcomed NV Podgorny - MS., PNRM.

On a trip to Plovdiv NV Podgorny accompany Politburo member, Secretary of the BCP Boris Velchev, first secretary of the Plovdiv District Party Committee Drazen Valchev etc.

NV Foothill of the car welcomes people to meet him on the streets of Plovdiv - MS.

Monument to Soviet soldiers "Alyosha" on the hill above the Plovdiv - LS., MS.

NV Podgorny lays a wreath at the monument - LS., MS.


Plovdiv - filmed with a / t - MS., LS.

Reel №2

Machines with Soviet visitors and persons accompanying them passing on the road Plovdiv District - LS.

Landscape of Bulgaria - LS.

NV Podgorny meet in the village of the Firstborn, presented bread and salt; welcome music and dancing - MS.

Guests pass through the village and the children welcomed the Soviet guests - LS., MS.

The rally in the village of Firstborn - LS., CU.

NV Podgorny, speaking at a meeting with a speech about the great mutual benefit business cooperation among agricultural workers in Bulgaria and the Soviet Union - MS.

People listening, applauding - MS., CU.


NV Residence Podgorny Palace "Vrana» - LS.

NV Podgorny, who arrived at the residence welcomes Mr.

Traikov, head of the Bulgarian People's Union agricultural, winner of the International Lenin Prize for Strengthening Peace Among Nations, and hands him the Order of the October Revolution on the occasion of his 75th birthday - MS.

NV Podgorny and G. Traykov exchanged speeches - CU.

A poster with the NDP in Russian and Bulgarian - CU.

The building of the Sofia Tool Works - LS.

Factory workers greeted the Soviet guests - LS., MS., CU.

NV Podgorny greets plant manager - MS.

NV Podgorny and his party are the shops of the plant, get acquainted with the work of the factory - MS., CU.

NV Podgorny give layout machine pinned icon - MS., CU.

Podgorny gives plant staff bronze bust of VI Lenin - MS.

The building of the hall "Universiade", where a mass rally was held in honor of the Bulgarian-Soviet friendship - LS.

Present in the audience applauded - MS., PNRM.

Presidium meeting applauds - LS., MS.

At the rally are the noble people of Bulgaria - the driver and a weaver - MS.

In a speech at the rally are the Todor Zhivkov and NV Podgorny (simultaneously in Bulgarian and Russian) - MS., CU.

Present in the room listening, applauding - LS., MS.

Soviet and Bulgarian flag on the building of the airport - CU.

Report from the commander of the guard of honor - MS., CU.

Systems are a military band and honor guard - LS., MS.

Mourners waving flags - MS.

NV Podgorny says goodbye to members of the Bulgarian Government and the Bulgarian people - MS.

NV Podgorny up the ramp - MS., CU.

Bulgaria - LS., (Removed from the aircraft).