Leningrad chronicles № 5 To events in Transcaucasia (1990)

Newsreel №87059, 1 part, duration: 0:10:06
Production: LSDF
Director:A. Sokurov
Camera operators:A. Burov, M. Shnurnikov
Sound mixer:V. Persov
Other authors:G. Sisoev, L. Semenova


Special issue on meeting in Krasnodar against sending reservists to the Caucasus.

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Directed by A.Sokurov tells about the events in Krasnodar and publications about the conscription of reservists in the Krasnodar Territory to send conscripts to the war in Transcaucasia (synchronously).

An article in the newspaper "Sovetskaya Kuban" about a rally in Krasnodar demanding to stop conscription of reservists.

The faces of the participants of the rally in Krasnodar.

Views and panorama of the rally, banners with slogans in the hands of the rally participants.

Collection of signatures to the appeal for the return of reservists home.

The face of a crying woman.

Panorama of the rally (top).

A banner with an anti-Azerbaijani slogan, a panorama of a part of the rally, people applaud.

People's faces (panorama).

One of the participants of the rally speaks into a microphone, a panorama of a part of the rally, people applaud.

The participants of the rally speak into a microphone with amplifiers, the faces of the participants of the rally.

View of the monument to Lenin, panorama of the rally.

Posters with slogans of protest against the sending of Russian reservists to Azerbaijan in the hands of participants of the rally (panorama).

First Secretary of the Krasnodar Regional Committee of the CPSU Polozkov I. K. speaks on the phone with the commander of the North Caucasus Military District.

Polozkov in his office talks with representatives of the initiative group.

Military during a meeting in the Krasnodar regional Committee of the CPSU.

Polozkov goes to the square to the participants of the rally.

Crying women at the bus.

The bus with the reservists returned from Maykop enters the square.

Women run to the bus, waiting for the reservists to get off the bus.

Sokurov speaks about the current political situation in the country, the need for negotiations between Gorbachev and the Popular Front of Azerbaijan, the need for a new federalization of the USSR, warns Gorbachev about responsibility for every Russian soldier killed (synchronously).

View of the wall of the bastion of the Peter and Paul Fortress, covered with snow.

Types of winter Leningrad.

Sculpture of an angel on top of the Alexander Column.


Polozkov Ivan Kuzjmich -- statesman and politician Sokurov Aleksandr Nikolaevich -- film director

Calendar: 1990

Locations: Leningrad [848] Krasnodar region [761]

Seasons: Winter [823]

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