The USSR-Finland: Following the Path of Friendship and Cooperation.. (1984)

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Kopalin V.

Operators: Kopalin V., Filatov I.

Anouncers: Khlebnikov A.

Text writers: Simonenko N.


About the visit of the Prime Minister Kalevi Sorse with his wife, about good neighbour relationships and mutually beneficial cooperation between our countries.

Foreign policy


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City of Moscow. Ceremony welcoming ceremonies at the Leningrad station, Prime Minister Kalevi Sorsa of Finland and his party. Laying a wreath at the Lenin Mausoleum, the tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Receive Kalevi Sorsa in the Kremlin, Konstantin Chernenko, and NA Tikhonov. Soviet-Finnish negotiations. The signing of the Agreement on trade and payments between the USSR and Finland, 1986-1990. The agreement signed by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the USSR and Finland. The opening ceremony of Moscow representation of Finnish firms. Visit Kalevi Sorsa ballet performance "Les Sylphides" at the Bolshoi Theater. Travel to Zagorsk, in the Trinity-Sergius Lavra, meetings, discussions with Metropolitan Filaret, inspection of exhibits in the laurels. Meeting Kalevi Sorsa in the airport of Irkutsk. Tour train stations, "Lena," "Star" of the Baikal-Amur Railway, Limnological Institute of Siberian Branch of the Academy of Sciences. Guests from Finland on the shore of Lake Baikal. Boat trip on the river Angara. Seeing Kelevi Rides at the airport.

Reel №1

Bunches of rowan.

Moscow River.


Vacationers in a Moscow park: women with prams; child on the track; woman reading a book girl.

Trees in autumn attire, Moscow.

Train passes. 25 September President of the Council of Ministers of the USSR NA Tikhonov, First Deputy Chairman of the USSR Council of Ministers, GA Aliyev, chairman Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Council of Nationalities of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR MA Ponomarev, Deputy.

Chairman of the USSR Council of Ministers IV Arkhipov and others officials meet at the Leningrad station Finnish Prime Minister Kalevi Sorsa and his wife, who arrived in the USSR on an official visit.

On the platform are members of the Soviet government; NA Tikhonov greeted with Kalevi Sorsa and his wife.

Kalevi Sorsa wife presented with flowers.

Shoot photographers.

Report of honor.

The orchestra plays the Finnish national anthem.

Soviet and Finnish flags.

Kalevi Sorsa and NA Tikhonov guard of honor.

Marsh soldiers honor.

The people welcomed Kalevi Sorsa, waving flags.

Government vehicles to escort motorcyclists passing on Komsomolskaya Square, the street of the city.

Against the background of the building of Soviet and Finnish flags.

Kremlin embankment of the Moscow River.

Spasskaya Tower.


Basil's Cathedral.

Mausoleum VI Lenin.

The soldiers lay a wreath at the Mausoleum of the Finnish delegation.


Kalevi Sorsa spreads ribbon wreath.

Soldier stands guard of honor.

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

By laying a wreath at the Tomb of the soldiers from the Finnish delegation.

The eternal flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Soldier stands guard of honor.

Kalevi Sorsa spreads ribbon on the wreath.

The Finnish delegation at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Eternal flame and flowers.

Walking in the park: a woman with child; Children at a pond with white swans; Boy at the fountain.

Rainbow splash.


General Secretary of the CPSU KU Chernenko takes Kalevi Sorsa, leads negotiations with him.

The negotiations involved MA Ponomarev.

Shoot photographers.

At the negotiating table delegation of Finland.


NA Tikhonov talks with Kalevi Sorsa.

The negotiations involved IV Arkhipov.

Shoot photographers.

At the negotiating table.

Newsreel: The construction of mining and processing plant in Kostomuksha, together with Finland.

Excavator loads the ground dump.

Excavator in the cockpit.

Finnish workers in the construction.

Street Kostomuksha.

The people at the bookstall, a girl reading a newspaper.

Posters on the street in Russian and Finnish.

Flags of the USSR and Finland.

Soviet-Finnish border.

Soviet border guards.

Meeting at the border NA Tikhonov and the President of Finland M. Koivisto, who arrived on the occasion of the commissioning of the first stage of the Kostomuksha ore-dressing plant.

Shoot photographers.

Shop Kostomukshsky plant.

Combine the shop are NA Tikhonov, M. Koivisto and their attendants.

Drives a locomotive; platform with the load.

Saimaa Canal, reconstructed jointly by the USSR and Finland.

Finnish pilot and Soviet captain.

Ship in the channel; manager at the helm.

The captain and his assistants in the wheelhouse of a Soviet ship.

Barge channel.

Finnish shipyard.

Ships at berth shipyard.

The building is representative of Finnish firms "Nokia" and "horse" in Moscow.

The sign of the building inscription in Finnish and Russian.

Opening of the Finnish representation.

Are Finnish girls.

The Delegation of Finland and the accompanying representation in front of the Finnish firms.

Reel №2

Square with a fountain.

Vacationers in the park.

The building of the Bolshoi Theater.

The audience in the hall.

Guests from Finland and accompanying them in the bed of the Bolshoi Theater.

The orchestra.

A scene from the ballet performance of "Les Sylphides" by Kyrgyz theater.

Applaud the Finnish guests and their attendants.

Bows ballet soloists.

Bunches of red mountain ash.

The architectural ensemble of the Cathedral in Zagorsk.

Metropolitan Filaret meets Finnish guests.


Kalevi Sorsa and accompanying in the church; is service.

Praying in the church.



Candles in a church.

Kalevi Sorsa and accompanying museum in the church.


Headdress and a portrait of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexy Metropolitan.

A study of the Metropolitan.

Stands with photographs; showcase orders.

Kalevi Sorsa visiting the exhibits.

Bell tower in Zagorsk.

Wing aircraft.

Cabin crew.

In the cabin Kalevi Sorsa, his wife and accompany them on a trip around the country Chairman of the USSR Council of Ministers, NV Talyzin, Ambassador of Finland to the Soviet Union, the cawing, Soviet Ambassador to Finland comrade.


Angara River in the evening.

Kalevi Sorsa meeting in Irkutsk airport (evening).

Our people waving flags.

Kalevi Sorsa comes to the car.

Passing government vehicles.

The streets of the city of Irkutsk.

Passing cars; are pedestrians.

The fountain in the square.

Passing buses.

Autumn scenery in Siberia.

To the station "Lena" Baikal-Amur Mainline enters government machine, decorated with flags of the USSR and Finland.

Finnish guests and escorted to the station platform station "Lena".

Kalevi Sorsa and accompanying board the train.

Train passes.

Yellowing trees.

Autumn landscape.


The building Station "Lena - Eastern" is coming train.

Astra wagon on the table.

Kalevi Sorsa and accompanying climb the stairs.

Station "Star"; Finnish guests at the station.


Newsreel 1974-1984 gg .: The construction of BAM.

Flying helicopter.

The helicopter lands; People emerge therefrom.

There is a girl with a puppy.

Laying rails on the web.

Kalevi Sorsa listen to the story of the stationmaster.

The stationmaster "Star."


Lake Baikal.

Machines with guests drive to the Finnish Limnological Institute, Siberian Branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences.

By car, the Soviet and Finnish flags.

Guests from Finland and accompanying at the Limnological Institute; says the guide.

Institute stands with rare species of fish inhabiting Lake Baikal.

Stuffed walrus.

Lake Baikal.

Kalevi Sorsa and his wife on the shore of Lake Baikal.

A picture taken.

Kalevi Sorsa and accompanying boat.

The boat flags of the USSR and Finland.

The boat floats on the Angara.


Construction of hydroelectric power station in Siberia.

Power lines.

Sections of the plant.

Workshop aluminum plant.

Room with remote control.

Siberian landscape.

Going train taiga.


Agreement on trade and payments between Finland and the USSR for 1986-1990. signed in the Kremlin Minister of Foreign Trade of the USSR NS Patolichev and Minister of Foreign Trade of Finland online.

When signing was attended by NA Tikhonov, Kalevi Sorsa, the first deputy chairman of the USSR Council of Ministers IV Arkhipov, other Soviet and Finnish officials.

Photographers and cameramen shoot.

Minister of Foreign Trade of the USSR and Finland shake hands; present applauded.

Kremlin embankment of the Moscow River.

Soviet and Finnish flags.

At the airport, Kalevi Sorsa says goodbye to NA Tikhonov.

Welcoming people.

Kalevi Sorsa and his wife go to the plane, climb the ladder.

At the airport, Kalevi Sorsa escorted NA Tikhonov, GA Aliyev, MA Ponomarev and other officials.

Kalevi Sorsa on the ladder of the aircraft.

Mourners at the airport.

Otrulivaet plane.

From the airplane seen mourners.