Volga lights 1991 № 28 Shores

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Producer Nizhne-Volzhskaya newsreel studio

Director: N. Kotov

Other authors: T. Burakova, I. Sokolov


The issue is dedicated to the problem of preserving the banks of the Volga.


Geography and Nature

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View of one of the sections of the Volga river and residential areas on the shore (top).

Boat on the Volga.

Street sale of fresh fish, people stand in line.

Surfer on a Board with a sail.

A woman and a girl run along the beach to the water to swim.

A man rides on water skis.

Views of the Volga coast.

Director of the research Institute "Soyuzgiproselstroy" S. Z. Kravtsov speaks about the issue of preserving the Volga coast (synchronously).

Panorama of the crumbling shore, tree roots sticking out of the ground.

A tree that fell into the water near the shore.

Kravtsov talks about mistakes in the projects of the Volga reservoir system that led to the destruction of the banks, the catastrophic scale of destruction of the banks of the Volga, siltation of the Volga riverbed, unsuccessful projects to preserve the banks of the river and the ongoing destruction of the banks (synchronously).

Views of the Volga coast with fallen trees in the water.

Views of the crumbling shore, tree roots sticking out of the ground.

Chairman of the Committee on ecology A. A. Shart talks about the huge mirror of water, large waves that annually cut the coast, the transformation of the Volga into a huge sea, the difficulty of solving the problem of stopping the destruction of the Volga banks, the flooding of coastal settlements and pastures (synchronously).

Panorama of a part of the coastal city quarter and the crumbling banks of the Volga.

Driven into the ground concrete piles, the coper hammers the pile.

View of one of the oil storage facilities, the fence of the territory of the oil storage facility.

The coper drives the pile.

Railway train on the coastal branch, fenced off from the shore, boats and Motorboats on the shore.

Head of the Department of hydrology of the Saratov University L. A. Anisimov speaks about the small number of outlets to the Volga in the Saratov region, a large number of coastal garbage dumps and industrial enterprises, the bargain price of coastal land, the lack of people's access to the river and numerous industrial effluents that turn the river into a sump (synchronously).

Views of the cluttered territory of an industrial enterprise on the Bank of the Volga.

Freight cars on the tracks, panorama of the access roads to the enterprise.

Panorama of the crumbling Bank of the Volga.




Saratov region
Volgograd region



Life and leisure; Industry; Sea and river transport
Social life; Sectors of the economy; Transportation