A spring of Hopes and Troubles.. (1989)
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AnnotationDay demonstration of workers in Moscow on Red Square.
Moscow, May 1st, International Workers' Day.
Columns of demonstrators coming to Red Square on adjacent streets (top view).
The crowd cheers on Red Square.
On the podium of the Mausoleum go CPSU General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev and Chairman of the USSR Council of Ministers Nikolai Ryzhkov.
Africans in the square next to the Soviet children, applauding.
Fight Kremlin chimes (synchronously).
People are rejoicing.
Mikhail Gorbachev, NI Ryzhkov, E.K.Ligachev, Eduard Shevardnadze, A.Ya.
Yakovlev and others.
Balloons fly into the sky.
Columns of workers with flags and banners held on Red Square.
Muscovites waving, party leaders on the podium waving a greeting in return.
Says deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR (synchronously).
Banners on the machine: "The working class of radical economic reform," "The owner of the plant.
People with red ribbons on his chest, with paper flowers.
Says the People's Deputy of the USSR Yuri D. Chernichenko (synchronously).
Banners on the machine, "a sense of ownership, enterprise moving economy"
"Lease contract", "Brake Force fight back!".
On the Restructuring say cosmonaut A. Laveykin journalist Tikhomirov (synchronously).
Column Muscovites with balloons, flowers, children on their shoulders.
Says the People's Deputy of the USSR AA Kiselev (synchronously).
Member of the Politburo on the podium.
Banners with portraits of Lenin, Gorbachev, workers of different professions.
Foreigners photographed demonstrators.
Banner on the machine: "Environmental Safety."
Girl sitting on the shoulders of young people shouting "Hurrah!" (Synchronous).
Elegant columns of people and children on the shoulders of demonstrators, flowers, balloons, flags.
Metropolitan among the people.
Children on the shoulders of adults waving flowers and shouting.
The column is moving towards Red Square (top view).
PersonnelMikhail Gorbachev NI Ryzhkov E.K.Ligachev Shevardnadze A.Ya.Yakovlev YD Chernichenko AI Laveykin AA Kiselev