The issue is devoted to the elections to the Supreme Soviet of the USSR and various aspects of life in Saratov, Volgograd, Astrakhan, Tambov oblasts and in Kalmykia Republic.
View of the building of one of the polling stations in Volgograd.
People go to vote in the elections to the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.
In the lobby of the polling station of the Krasnoarmeysky district, a brass band plays, voters receive ballots.
People enter the voting booths.
The face of a pioneer standing at the ballot box and giving a salute.
The faces of the voters who put their ballots in the ballot box.
People leave the polling station after voting.
Residents of the village of Berezovka, Saratov region, go to the polling station.
Voting at the polling station.
Members of the election commission hand people ballots.
Portrait in the newspaper of one of the candidates - the chairman of the collective farm "Path to Communism" V. I. Davydov.
People vote at the polling station.
The face of a pioneer standing at the ballot box.
Voting at one of the polling stations of Elista, the faces of the members of the election commission.
View of the area in front of the polling station.
Production process in one of the workshops of the Rasskazovsky plant of low-voltage equipment.
Assembly of electronic circuit boards.
Testing of assembled electronic components using special equipment.
Samples of the finished products of the plant.
Tractor brand "STZ", produced in the 1930s at the Stalingrad Tractor Plant.
Tractor STZ-NATI, DT-54 on the covered area of the factory museum.
View of the new model of the DT-75S crawler tractor.
Interior view of the tractor cab and controls.
Ventilation and heating system installed in the cabin.
Assembly of new tractors in one of the workshops of the Volgograd Tractor plant, the faces of the workers.
Installation of the tractor cab DT-75.
Tractors on the factory conveyor.
Winter landscapes in the Saratov region.
Harvesters covered with snow.
Machine operators of the state farm "Belopolsky" prepare combines for the spring, repair agricultural machinery.
Members of the people's control group check the quality of repairs.
Machine operators repair engine components and assemblies.
The repaired harvester leaves the hangar, the faces of the machine operators.
Combine harvesters in the technical yard of the state farm.
View of the cargo port on the Volga-Caspian Canal.
Vessels in broken ice leave the Astrakhan port.
The icebreaker "Captain Izmailov" makes its way through the ice to the Caspian Sea.
The helmsman at the wheel of the icebreaker.
The icebreaker goes through broken ice.
Breaking ice floes.
The captain in the control room of the icebreaker gives orders over the intercom.
The icebreaker breaks the ice.
The vessels follow the icebreaker's path.
Celebration of the Russian winter send-off in Saratov.
Pass participants in masks, carry an effigy of winter.
Participants of the holiday drink tea from samovars on the street.
Take out the stuffed winter.
People watch the contestants.
One of the participants climbs the pole for the prize.
People eat pies and drink tea.
Sports festival poster.
Skiers prepare for the start.
The girl goes down into the ice hole, ski relay, swims in the icy water.
People eat pies, a swimmer wipes himself with a towel.
The faces of the audience.
Burning an effigy of winter.
Photographers are shooting from a height.
Locations: Volgograd  Saratov region  Astrakhan region  Tambov region  Republic of Kalmykia 
Seasons: Spring