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Strategic Arms Limitation - A Hope For Peace.. (1979)

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Pavlov A.

Operators: Artseulov O., Izvekov V., Lebedev O., Filatov I.

Anouncers: Khlebnikov A.

Text writers: Matveev V.

Annotation

About signing of the Soviet-American Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty.

Historical background

In June 1979, in Vienna, concluded negotiations between the USSR and the U.S. on a new treaty on limiting strategic offensive weapons, SALT-2.

Foreign policy

Policy

Temporary description

Completion of negotiations between the USSR and the United States in Vienna on a new treaty on limiting strategic offensive structures SALT-2.

Reel №1

Vienna.

The airfield in Vienna; the airplane of Jimmy Carter taxis.

Pressmen; US president James Carter is walking down a ramp; he is being welcomed by the President of Austria R. Kirchschlager, Chancellor B. Kraisky, others officials.

The airfield with welcomers of James.

Carter; the report of the guard of honor; the USA and Austria hymns are being played; the flags of Austria, USA and USSR.

A soviet airplane “IL-62” is taxiing up.

Pressmen.

Leonid Brezhnev and his retinue are walking down the ramp.

Leonid Brezhnev is being welcomed: the President of Austria R. Kirchschlager, the chancellor B. Kraisky, and others statesmen of Austria, the employees of the Soviet embassy.

Leonid Brezhnev is greeting the welcomers; the report of the guard of honor; the USSR flag; the USSR and Austria hymns are being played; the flag of Austria; the welcomers are greeting Leonid Brezhnev.

Leonid Brezhnev’s car escorted with motorcyclists is going along.

A park; people are feeding swans; a panorama on the pond; a peacock.

The sculpture of one of muses.

The monument to Strauss.

Park with people who are taking a rest.

A girl is feeding a bird; a little child on the grandmother’s hands.

The monument to Mozart.

A panorama of a girl feeding doves.

The monument to Beethoven.

A panorama from the fountain to the monument to soviet soldiers-liberators on the Schwarzenbergplatz in Vienna; the details of the monument.

Leonid Brezhnev is bowing to the standard; laying a wreath on the monument to the soviet soldiers; the wreath; Vienna residents present during the wreath-laying;

A panorama on the monument; an Austrian soldier in the guard of honour.

The soviet delegation headed by Leonid Brezhnev is laying a wreath to the grave of the Unknown Soldier in Vienna.

Squares and streets of Vienna.

The Palace Hofburg – the residence of the Austria president; the Vienna residents and correspondents at the Palace, where negations will be carried on.

Leonid Brezhnev and J. Carter at the Palace before the visit to the Austria president; residents of Vienna greet Leonid Brezhnev and J. Carter.

Leonid Brezhnev and J. Carter are entering the Palace.

The President of Austria R. Kirchschlager and the federal chancellor B. Kraisky are hearty greeting distinguished guests; the guests are sitting down in their armchairs.

The residents of Vienna are applauding near the building of the Palace; correspondents.

Leonid Brezhnev’s and J. Carter’s cars trip along the streets.

The building of opera house in Vienna.

Leonid Brezhnev, J. Carter and their retinues are entering the building of the theatre; the distinguished guests and the president R. Kirchschlager in the box are greeting the audience, the audience is applauding in standing, a panorama on the building of the theatre.

Evening Vienna.

Squares and streets of Vienna with passerby; the reportage on Vienna streets;

The balls seller, dustmen; a confectioner's window with a motto SALT (Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty).

Reel №2

The envelopes and marks selling on the street.

The envelopes sellers are giving an interview.

A café on the street of Vienna; a transport is passing by; carriages are passing.

A panorama from the square of Vienna to the view of the whole of Vienna.

The car with Leonid Brezhnev is driving up to the USA embassy in Vienna, the building of the American embassy with a flag.

J. Carter is greeting Leonid Brezhnev.

Leonid Brezhnev and J. Carter.

Leonid Brezhnev and his retinue are greeting the members of the USA delegation in the building of the embassy; sitting at the negotiating table.

Photo journalists on the street at the USA embassy.

A panorama of the reportage in the press centre.

A panorama on the telephone cabins, selling newspapers and magazines.

A panorama on magazines and newspapers.

A café with customers.

Chatting correspondents.

The vice president of the Society of Soviet – Austrian friendship F. Trenkler is giving an interview to journalists.

A panorama from correspondents to driving-up to soviet embassy car with J. Carter.

J. Carter is greeting Leonid Brezhnev near the building of the Soviet embassy.

The building of the embassy with the USSR flag in Vienna; J. Carter and his retinue are entering the hall.

The members of the USSR delegation and the members of the American delegation are sitting at the negotiating table.

The participants of the negotiations: from the soviet side: Leonid Brezhnev, A.A. Gromyko, the USSR Minister of Defense D.F. Ustinov, the secretary of Central Committee of the Communist Party comrade Chernenko, the first deputy Minister of Defense of the USSR, the chief of the General staff of the USSR Armed Forces N.V. Ogarkov and others officials;

from the American part: J. Carter, the US State secretary S. Vens, President’s Aide on national security Zbinew Bjezinsky, the US Minister of Defense Brown, the chief of the committee of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Jones, other officials.

The Vienna residents at the palace Hofburg,

The palace.

The signing agreements hall in the palace Hofburg; a panorama on the presents in the hall; a table; armchairs.

The present are greeting Leonid Brezhnev and J. Carter entering the hall in standing.

Leonid Brezhnev and J. Carter are applauding.

The signing ceremony of SALT II Agreement in the Palace Hofburg; Leonid Brezhnev and J. Carter are signing the agreement; exchanging the folders, shaking hands; people are applauding.

Reel №3

Leonid Brezhnev and J. Carter are making a speech.

Listeners in the hall; the audience is applauding in standing.

Leonid Brezhnev and J. Carter are applauding.

The animation movie – foreign newspaper, the newspaper “Pravda”, magazines with the message of the signing of the agreement SALT II.

Moscow.

The dome with a flag of the building of the USSR Supreme Soviet.

Zoom out the dome to the view of the whole of Moscow – shot from a bird's eye view.

The press conference in Moscow for Soviet and foreign journalists; A.A. Gromyko is telling about the importance of the new agreement; a panorama of the listeners in the hall; TV camera; correspondents, making notes in notebooks; the present are applauding.

The Kremlin.

The Moscow State University

Kalinin Avenue.