Alexy II speaks about the coming to power of Nikita Khrushchev.
On the spiritual crisis in the Soviet Union, persecution of the church and church ministers.
He speaks about the ministry of Patriarch Alexy I.
Black-and-white chronicle - service in the church with the participation of Alexis I.
Alexis I - Bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church. Alexy II - Bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Destruction of the Temples in the 1930s.
They take off the bells, throw them off the towers.
Explosions of temples.
Destruction of churches.
Clerics along the city's streets go accompanied by soldiers.
Nikita Khrushchev on the podium.
The period of Soviet atheism.
Panorama of the Kremlin, streets.
A ball of graduates in the Kremlin.
Father Matthew about the period of the Soviet era in the history of the Orthodox Church in Russia.
Photos: Nikita Khrushchev, Patriarch Pimen, Patriarch Alexy II, the destruction of churches and temples.
In the church there is the relics of St Hilarion.
Black and White Chronicle:
Photo of Hilarion, train, railway station.
Temples, Assumption Cathedral.
The procession with the participation of Patriarch Tikhon, the Patriarch gets into the carriage.
Photo of Patriarch Tikhon and St Hilarion.
The village, the river, the fire.
Photo of St Hilarion: work in the camps, a dilapidated temple.
Multivolume edition: "Martyrs, confessors and devotees of piety of the Russian Orthodox Church of the 20th century".
Illustrations of the book.
Children are taken on a cart.
The face of an elderly woman (large).
Interview with the author of the book - hegumen Damaskin.
Hegumen at the cross.
A pogost, b / w photos of a clergyman.
Panorama of the folders "Archive files".
The Ark with relics near the icon of the New Martyrs.
Icon of the Holy Martyrs Alexander (Smirnov) and Fedor (Remizov).
Cancers with their relics.
The interior of the temple: the iconostasis, the Royal Gates.
Icon of the Holy Martyr Theodore (Kolerov).
Newspaper with an article about Father Theodore.
His Psalter, on which he left his last lines before the execution.
Photos of priests and religious figures sentenced for the faith in the 1930s.