Volga lights № 20 Without hope (1990)

Newsreel №76522, 1 part, duration: 0:10:04, black-white
Production: Nizhne-Volzhskaya newsreel studio
Director:A. Sapronov
Camera operators:L. Denisov, O. Shelyugin
Other authors:M. Ivanova, M. Selivanova


The issue tells about the holding of a memorial event in the village of Aleksandrov Gai, Saratov region, in honor of soldiers who died in Afghanistan and the fraud of representatives of the company "Nadezhda", who appropriated the money collected by people.

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Pensioners of the village of Aleksandrov Gai, Saratov region. sitting on a bench.

The face of an elderly woman.

A horse with a foal tied to a post on the street, a dog at the post.

A man leads an untethered horse.

Residents of the village talk to each other, gathered in groups on the street.

Pensioners on the streets of the village, the faces of women and men.

Newspaper publication with a request from the company "Hope" for help in holding an event dedicated to the memory of Afghan soldiers.

Elderly people at the military memorial with an Eternal flame on the territory of the village.

Pass guests from Central Asia.

Older people read the inscriptions on the gravestones.

The names of the victims on one of the tombstones.

People are waiting for the event to start.

An Orthodox priest on the square opens a memorial event.

Faces of participants, veterans, adults and children listening to the priest's speech.

The priests make the sign of the cross three times and begin to serve a memorial service.

The faces of participants during the memorial service, elderly women wipe away tears.

The priest walks with a censer along the tombstones.

People on the square, police officers in a cordon.

An elderly Mullah reads a memorial Muslim prayer, guests from Central Asia pray according to the Muslim custom.

People stand on the square behind the police cordon.

A woman talks about her three brothers who died during the great Patriotic war (synchronously).

Faces of participants in combat operations in Afghanistan.

A man who lost his son in Afghanistan, addresses the audience (synchronously), the faces of the participants of the event.

The representative of the participants in the fighting in Afghanistan (synchronously), the faces of the soldiers-"Afghans", women and children.

People drop donations to the war memorial into the slot of the urn.

The face of one of the soldiers-"Afghans".

An Orthodox priest puts money in an urn.

The father of the deceased soldier speaks of his indignation at the newspaper publishing company "Nadezhda", which has appropriated the collected money, the desire of people to travel to a commemoration event of fraud by the firm (synchronously).

Extracting the collected money from the urn, counting the collected funds.

The rector of the local Orthodox Church says about the fraud of the representative of the company "Hope" (synchronously).

An elderly woman lights a candle on a tombstone.

Burning candle.

Elderly women and children at the tombstones.

The names of the dead soldiers on the tombstones.

Carnation on one of the tombstones.

Calendar: 1990

Locations: Saratov region [801]

Seasons: Summer [824]

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