Renunciation Of Illusions.. (1990)

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Khodyakov V.

Script writers: Gurkov G.


About the 45th session of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (CMEA) held in the conditions of crisis and collapse of Communist regimes in Socialist countries.

Historical background

In early January 1990 in Sofia was held the 45th meeting of the session of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance.

Foreign policy


Temporary description

The film is dedicated to the 45 th session of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (CMEA), which was held in Sofia in 1990. Participants of the meeting in the hall, the presidium. Speakers: Modrow (GDR), Rodriguez (Cuba), Nikolai Ryzhkov, the representative of Poland. Ryzhkov sign documents. Personnel news: Session of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance in 1969 and 1970, in Moscow, the meeting at the negotiating table. Sofia. Monument to Soviet soldiers. Boulevard General M. Skobelev. Russian Blvd. Monument to the liberators of Bulgaria. Rally in the square near the monument to Alexander III. Church. The service in the church. The priest gives interviews. Chronicle. The New York Stock Exchange. Refinery. Moscow. The building of the CMEA (Chronicle).

Reel №1


PNRM. on the branches of trees, the temple - MS.

A woman lights a candle in the church - CU.

Passing car with headlights on - MS.

Participants CMEA held in the lobby of the building - MS.

Fresco depicting Christ on the wall of the temple - CU.

The temple - MS., PNRM.

Crucifix on the street - MS., PNRM.

Newsreel 1970:

CMEA meeting in the Kremlin.

Delegations from Bulgaria, Hungary, led by J. Kadar, GDR led by Erich Honecker, Mongolia, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union, led by Leonid Brezhnev, Czechoslovakia at the table.

The sun is shining through the branches of trees, PNRM. the monument to Soviet soldiers in Sofia - MS.

Sculptures of the monument - CU., PNRM.

Children go with a stroller - MS.

The inscription on the monument - CU.

Sophia Street, PNRM. at the sign that says "General Skobicheva Boulevard" (in Bulgarian) - MS.

Sign saying "Boulevard Russian» - LS.

Snow covered with bas-relief figures of warriors on the monument - MS., PNRM.

The inscription on the monument to the liberators of Bulgaria (in Bulgarian) - CU., PNRM.

With the statue of St.

Cross - CU., PNRM.

Newsreel 60's.:

Moscow (with the top point).

Kalinin Avenue (top point).

CMEA building - hitting.

Bridge over the Moscow river.

The man in the office of CMEA to the window, the view from the window.

Rally in Sofia, people chant (synchronously in Bulgarian), shout, wave - CU., LS., PNRM.

CMEA Session: Participants in the hall before the meeting - MS., PNRM.; In the audience at the meeting - LS., PNRM.

Say, the meeting: Modrow of East Germany (synchronously in Russian), Rodriguez from Cuba (simultaneously in Spanish) - CU., Hitting.

A poster on the wall with the inscription: "The 45th session of the Council of Economic Mutual» - MS., PNRM.

Ryzhkov says CMEA (synchronous) - CU.

Remove the TV reporters - MS., PNRM.

Newsreel 60's.:

The man at the map.

Capitalist country.

Bank building.


People run into the stock exchange building.

Brokers in the room of the exchange.

Truck with gold bars in storage.

Bank one of the socialist countries: working girl.

Monument to Tsar Alexander III in Sofia, the Bulgarian language placard at the base - MS., PNRM.

Along the street are people with a poster - MS.

People in the square before the rally - MS., PNRM., CU.

Men see the paper, drinking tea in the street - CU.

Rally in Sofia, he spoke - different.

People with placards with the flags - CU., MS., PNRM.

Reel №2

Conference Session: flags of different countries - MS.

Participants of the meeting at the table - CU.

PNRM. the room - LS.

Participants of the meeting on the sidelines - MS., PNRM.

Remove the TV reporters - MS.

The participant of the meeting from Poland (synchronously in Russian) - MS.

Reporters take off signing the final document - MS.

Ryzhkov and others signed the document - MS., CU.


Oil refinery (the plane).

Waving pipeline worker.

A worker at the refinery.

Newsreel 1969:

The special session of the CMEA: the session participants in the meeting hall.

Working smoke.

Worker in the helmet.

The driver behind the wheel.

Design office.

Monument to Lenin in the Kremlin.

The meeting of the CMEA.


The building and the cathedral in Sofia - MS., PNRM.

Icons of the Church - MS., PNRM.

The priest conducts the service - LS.

Says the priest Father Nicholas (synchronously in Russian) - CU., Departure.

Woman lighting a candle in the church - MS.

Gravestone and a cross in the church, a woman at the tomb - MS., PNRM.

Sophia Street - LS., PNRM.

Area - LS., PNRM. (Top point).

People at the park - LS., PNRM.; At the meeting, talking, arguing - MS., CU.

Cars drive up to the building - MS.

The meeting participants CMEA enter the building, car drives off - MS., PNRM.

Lion sculpture on the street - MS., Hitting.