Volga lights № 22 Who will save the Volga? (1992)

Newsreel №76580, 1 part, duration: 0:10:07, black-white
Production: Nizhne-Volzhskaya newsreel studio
Other authors:N. Kotov, V. Shustov, I. Sokolov


The issue is dedicated to the difficult environmental situation on the Volga river.

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Neptune holiday on one of the Volga beaches, participants of the holiday in homemade costumes sing a song with a guitar.

View of the Volga coast, vegetation on the banks.

View of one of the beaches.

The actor playing the role of Neptune, in a comic form, talks about the pollution of the Volga (synchronously).

Barges on the Volga.

The head of the propaganda Department oblagrohim O. V. Nikitina says about the catastrophic water pollution in the Volga river, the high overall background contamination exceeding maximum allowable concentrations, the formation on the Volga river "dead zones", the death of the Volga fauna, turning the Volga into a stagnant swamp (synchronously).

View of the Volga coast.

Industrial enterprise on the Bank of the Volga river, dumping waste into the river.

Barges passing along the Volga.

Rocks near the shore and a tree that fell into the water.

Director of the recreation center "Volzhskie Zori" in Khvalynsk A. G. Platonov talks about the consequences of deepening the silted bottom, the presence of most of the chemical elements in the extracted silt, the natural recovery of silt under the influence of the sun and air (synchronously).

Stones on the Bank of the Volga with bushes growing through them.

Views of the Volga, the helmsman at the wheel of the boat.

The types of the crumbling banks.

The head of the Russian-British expedition, geographer and writer M. Clarke speaks about his future book about the Volga and its environmental problems (synchronously).

The text of The appeal of the public Committee for the salvation of the Volga, published in the newspaper.

Nikitina speaks about the significance of the activities of The public Committee for the salvation of the Volga (synchronously).

Poster in honor of the construction of the Volga-don canal.

Earthworks on the construction of the canal.

Panorama of the protest rally against the construction of the canal, banners with slogans in the hands of the rally participants, the faces of the rally participants.

Equipment for canal construction.

Panorama of the protest rally in Elista against the construction of the Volga-Chograi canal.

One of the participants of the rally speaks.

Collecting signatures against the construction of the Volga-Chograi canal.

Panorama of the rally.

The titles of the publications about the salvation of the Volga.

Calendar: 1992

Locations: Saratov region [801] Republic of Kalmykia [744]

Seasons: Summer [824] Winter [823]

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