Leningrad chronicles № 17 Our debts... (1991)

Newsreel №87057, 1 part, duration: 0:10:13
Production: LSDF
Director:V. Roschin
Camera operators:V. Donec, L. Rozhin, N. Vinogradskij, A. Dudarev, A. Papchinskij
Other authors:G. Sisoev, A. Starikov


The issue is dedicated to the ceremony of lighting and installing the new bell of St. Sophia Cathedral in Pushkin, laying wreaths at Piskarevskoye cemetery on Victory Day and a prayer service in Levashovskaya Wasteland in memory of the victims of political repression.

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Chairman of the Leningrad City Council Sobchak A. A. among the participants of the ceremony of installing a new bell in the bell tower of St.

Sophia Cathedral in Pushkin.

The procession is moving.

Bell on the ground before the ascent to the bell tower, view of the cathedral building, approaching the procession.

The priest begins the service before the bell rises.

People make the sign of the cross.

View of the new bell.

Views and panoramas of the church service (above).

The priest conducts the ceremony of consecration of the bell, view of the cathedral building.

The priest sprinkles the bell with holy water.

Lifting the bell with a crane, the priest sprinkles the tongue of the bell.

A priest with a censer in his hand goes around the bell.

The rise of the bell.

The foreman on the scaffolding gives signals to the crane operator.

Installation of the bell on the bell tower of the cathedral.

The bell-ringer begins to ring the bell.

Types of streets and bridges in Leningrad.

Abandoned and dilapidated historical buildings of Leningrad.

The ceremony of laying wreaths at the Piskarevsky Memorial Cemetery on Victory Day on May 9, 1991.

Monument at Piskarevskoye cemetery.

Sobchak and representatives of the Leningrad City Council lay a wreath at the graves of Leningrad victims of the siege.

Laying a wreath by Orthodox clergy.

Employees of the American Embassy lay a wreath at the monument.

Orthodox memorial service at Piskarevskoye cemetery.

The wreath is laid by the veterans of the Great Patriotic War.

Veterans put carnations at the foot of the monument.

View of the mass graves.

Faces of veterans laying flowers.

A long-term firing point on one of the streets of the city, people pass along the street.

People on Nevsky Prospekt drink soda and eat ice cream, a panorama of the Kazan Cathedral.

Views of the Leningrad KGB building on Liteyny Prospekt.

Signs with the names and surnames of people who were shot in the Levashovskaya wasteland during the years of political repression, attached to the trunks of trees.

Photo of the executed on the trunk of a spruce tree.

A prayer service in the Levashovskaya wasteland in memory of the victims of political repression.

Flowers laid on a mass grave.

People stand with burning candles in their hands.

People's faces, photos of dead relatives in the hands of participants of the memorial service.

A commemorative note attached to a tree trunk.

People's faces, texts of memorial plaques, plaques and photos of the repressed, mounted on tree trunks.


Sobchak Anatolij Aleksandrovich -- statesman and politician

Calendar: 1991

Locations: Leningrad [848] Leningrad region [785]

Seasons: Spring [825]

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