Visit of Chairman of the Provisional Military Administrative Council of the Socialist Republic of Et. (1979)

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Director: Kopalin V.

Operators: Kopalin V., Cherkasov S.

Anouncers: Khlebnikov A.

Text writers: Saltykov A.


About official visit of Mengistu Haile Mariam.

Foreign policy


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1 hour - Streets of Moscow. Meeting of the Ethiopian government delegation at the airport. Negotiations. The laying of wreaths at the Lenin Mausoleum and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The diplomatic reception in the Kremlin: the presentation of Mengistu Haile Mariam, the heads of diplomatic missions. VDNH. Pavilion "Cosmos", the delegation visits the exhibition. Meeting of the delegation at the Tashkent airport. Receiving the delegation of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of Uzbekistan. 2 pm - Visit to the Museum of Lenin, the textile factory, the performance of the Tashkent Theater "In the valley of legends." Visit to Tbilisi. Admission to the CC CP of Georgia. Walking through the city. Visit sanatoria in the Crimea. The laying of a wreath at the monument to Sapun grief. Soviet-Ethiopian treaty.

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November 16, 1978 in Moscow at the invitation of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR and the Soviet government official goodwill visit to the Chairman Provisional Military Administrative Council and the Council of Ministers of Socialist Ethiopia, Chief of the Revolutionary Army, Lieutenant Colonel Mengistu Haile Mariam.

Moskva River embankment.

The building CMEA. Sverdlov Square.

Traffic on the streets.

Passers-by on the streets.

Chimes of the Spassky Tower.

Foreigners visiting the Kremlin.

Sculpture VI Lenin in the Kremlin.

The streets of Moscow.

The airport building.

Flags of the Soviet Union and Ethiopia.

Plane taxis at Vnukovo airport.

Atmosphere delegation to Ethiopia CPSU General Secretary, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR LI Brezhnev, Chairman of the Council of Ministers AN USSR Kosygin, Soviet Foreign Minister AA Gromyko, Soviet Defense Minister, Marshal of the Soviet Union DF Ustinov and others.

Solemn meeting MH Mariam and other members of the Ethiopian delegation: report and bypassing the guard of honor, the anthem, greeting Muscovites.

Faces of the soldiers of honor.

Flags of the Soviet Union and Ethiopia.

Take off the television and cameramen (all - evening plans).

The building of the Grand Kremlin Palace.

The talks in the Kremlin between Comrade Brezhnev, Kosygin, Gromyko, Ponomarev and MH Mariam.

Red Square.

Mausoleum VI Lenin, an honor guard at the mausoleum.

Laying a wreath on the Ethiopian government delegation.

Honor guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier; The eternal flame at the tomb, the soldiers at the tomb.

Members of the Ethiopian delegation to lay a wreath at the tomb.


In the Grand Kremlin Palace, the Chairman of the Provisional Military Administrative Council MH Mariama are the heads of diplomatic missions accredited in Moscow.

Shoot photos and kinoreportery.

Kremlin; foreign tourists visiting the Kremlin.

Cathedrals of the Kremlin.

The area near the hotel "Russia".

The Delegation of Ethiopia at ENEA, the pavilion "Space".

Inspection of the pavilion exhibits.

Aircraft in the air.

MH Mariam and other members of the delegation accompanying them on the trip, Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR IE Poles in the cabin.

Cameramen and photographers at the Tashkent airport.

Ethiopian government delegation meets the first secretary of the Communist Party of Uzbekistan Sh Rashid and others.

Guests are welcomed residents of Tashkent; children presented with flowers.

On the streets of Tashkent rides his delegation, accompanied by an honorary escort.

A sign on the building of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Uzbek SSR. Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Uzbek SSR, NM Matchanov takes the head of the Ethiopian delegation MH Mariam.

The Delegation of Ethiopia is the building branch of the Central Lenin Museum Lenin.

The inscription on the building of the "Museum of VI Lenin. "

Guest from Ethiopia in the museum.

The museum exhibits sculpture VI Lenin.

Pictures: VI Lenin and soldiers of the revolution in front of the Smolny; the layout of the cruiser "Aurora"; Photo VI Lenin.

The building of modern architecture in Tashkent: Hotel et al.

Ethiopian delegation and accompanying persons visiting Tashkent.

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Tashkent streets, traffic.

Uzbek woman - street adjuster.

Passers-by on the streets.

At the entrance to the building orchestra - drummer and others.

The building of a textile factory girl presented with flowers to members of the government delegation of Ethiopia.

Poster in the street with the inscription: "Warm greetings to the friendly people of Socialist Ethiopia!".

MH Mariam and the accompanying figures visiting a textile factory.

Weavers at work.

Powered loom.

Finished fabrics of cotton.

Area in Tashkent.

Visitors from Ethiopia in the Tashkent Opera and Ballet Theatre.

Alisher Navoi enter the hall, applauding in the box.

Extinguished chandelier.

A scene from the ballet "In the Valley of Legends" (dancing girls).

The airport in Tbilisi, the people welcomed the delegation of Ethiopia.

Atmosphere first secretary of the Communist Party of Georgia Eduard Shevardnadze and others.

Flags of the Georgian SSR, Soviet Union and Ethiopia.

Tbilisi with the river Kura.

The streets of Tbilisi.

Meeting of the delegation of Ethiopia with EA Shevardnadze in the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Georgia.

Ancient temple.

Equestrian statue on the hill above the city.

Passers-by on the streets of Tbilisi.

Boys and girls in national costumes presented flowers to the guests from Ethiopia.

Members of the Ethiopian delegation to make a walk through the city, part of the City Palace of Pioneers.

Pioneers stand along the stairs, tie neckties guests.

Plays children's orchestra.

Participants dance Children's Art Festival.

Guests from Ethiopia watching and applauding.

Plane in the air (shot through the window).

Mountains under the wing of the aircraft.

Southern coast of Crimea.

Boat on the sea.

Crimean mountains.

Motels and hotels in Crimea.

The Crimean highway passing cars, accompanied by an honorary escort.

Sapun Mountain.

Tanks and memorial in honor of the courage and valor of the soldiers and sailors on Sapun Hill (obelisk Eternal Flame).

Guests from Ethiopia laying flowers at the memorial.

Flag of the Navy.

Destroyer squadron "Resolute" in the port, the sailors on deck.

MH Mariam and other guests visiting from Ethiopia destroyer.

Destroyer sailors led by captain talked with guests, give them the layout of the destroyer.

Sailors at the memorial on Sapun Mountain.

Quay Sevastopol.

Chimes on the Spasskaya Tower of the Kremlin, the flag over the Grand Kremlin Palace.

General Secretary of the CPSU, LI Brezhnev and Chairman of the Provisional Military Administrative Council of Ethiopia MH Mariam signed a treaty of friendship and cooperation between the Soviet Union and Socialist Ethiopia, exchange documents and hands.

Flags of the Soviet Union and Ethiopia at the airport.

Ceremonies of the delegation of Ethiopia: report crawling and pass the honor guard of soldiers, greeting Muscovites.

Among the mourners comrades Brezhnev and Gromyko.