Alexey Kosygin's Visit to the Socialist Republic of Ethiophia. (1979)

Film-document №8304 3 parts, Duration: 0:23:55 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Voroncov A.

Operators: Voinov O., Voroncov A., Nikonov V.

Text writers: Nikanorov A.


About Alexey Kosygin's stay in Ethiopia.

Foreign policy


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Stay Politburo member, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR AN Kosygin in Ethiopia. Celebrations to mark the 5-year anniversary of the Ethiopian revolution.

Reel №1

From a great height, through the clouds lifted Ethiopia.

Sit on the bank of the river birds.


Addis Ababa.

Street of the city.

Airport decorated with the national flags of the Socialist Ethiopia and the Soviet Union.

Taxis Soviet aircraft.

Welcoming ceremony of President of the Council of Ministers of the USSR AN Kosygin, who arrived in Ethiopia on an official goodwill visit.

Soviet Premier meets Chairman of the Provisional Military Administrative Council, the Council of Ministers and the Chief of the Revolutionary Army of the Socialist Ethiopia Mengistu Haile Mariam and other officials.

AN fare machines Kosygin in the city.

National Palace - the official residence of AN Kosygin, where the meeting so.

Kosygin with Mengistu Haile Mariam.

Reporting in the city of Addis Ababa.

Comrade Kosygin opens exhibition graphics, dedicated to the Ethiopian revolution; visiting the exhibition.

Municipality - building.

The municipality received a delegation of the Mayor of Alemu Ababa.

Construction of houses.

AN Kosygin signs in the book of honorable guests.

Members of the Soviet delegation, listening to the mayor.

The mayor and AN Kosygin exchanged gifts.

Negotiations at the National Palace.

In negotiations with the Soviet side was attended by a candidate member of the CPSU Central Committee, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Georgian SSR ZA Pataridze;

Member of the CPSU Central Committee, Chairman of the USSR State Committee for Foreign Economic Relations SA Jumps; Member of the CPSU Central Committee, Deputy Defense Minister, Chief of the Air Force, Air Chief Marshal PS Kutakhov;

member of the Central Auditing Commission of the CPSU, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR, LF Il'ichev; Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade of the USSR Comrade Manzhula; Soviet Ambassador to the Socialist Ethiopia BE Kirnasovsky and other officials.

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AN Kosygin and Mengistu Haile Mariam visited the headquarters of the Supreme Council for a nationwide campaign of revolutionary development and central planning.

The Secretary General of the Council of Haile Yemen tells guests about the prospects of development of the country.

Telecommunication center space communications.

Guests visiting the communication station; Mengistu Haile Mariam cuts the red ribbon at the opening station.

Area in the city of Addis Ababa, where a monument was erected to commemorate the victory of patriots who fought against the Italian invaders in the 1936-1941 biennium.

AN Kosygin, lays a wreath at the Victory Monument.

At a dinner in honor of AN Kosygin at the National Palace Mengistu Haile Mariam and AN Kosygin exchanged speeches.

Revolution Square runs the main national holiday.

Front of the podium parade: are veterans of the liberation war (men and women) in uniform; are children; students; horseback passing women; dancing women in national costumes.

On a holiday present Mengistu Haile Mariam and AN Kosygin.

Riders pass by the stands.

Kindergarten - children sing and dance with the teacher.

Plowed field; reapers; coffee pickers at work; winnowing grain; in the shop smelter workers at work; shop textile factory workers at their machines.

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On the square of the revolution in the national holiday participates People's Army - are military, men and women.

Military airfield.

The pilot sits in the cockpit.

Plane was taxiing to the runway, take off.

In the sky flying aircraft.

In the National Palace ceremony of awarding the AN Kosygin Order of the February Revolution of 1974 MH Mariam congratulates AN Kosygin, head delegations exchanged speeches.

AN Kosygin donates Mengistu Haile Mariam bust VI Lenin.

The Soviet delegation participated in a rally on the Square.


Speaker AN Kosygin.

The building of the Palace - the signing of the Soviet-Ethiopian documents.

At the airport farewell ceremony.

The Soviet delegation leaves for home.