The USSR-India: New Horizons of Friendship.. (1987)

Film-document №9451 3 parts, Duration: 0:25:32 to collection Price category C
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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Makhnach L.

Script writers: Makhnach L.

Operators: Voinov O., Goncharov L., Zajcev A., Lovkov V.


The film highlights the visit of Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi at the signing of long-term co-operation programs and the opening of the festival of Indian culture in the USSR.

Foreign policy | International cooperation | National culture

Policy | Space | Culture and Arts

Reel №1

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Indian coast, sunset over the sea.

People are floating on a boat on the river.

Alternating: the streets of Indian cities, residents and various urban transport, cultural attractions.

July 2, 1987, Moscow, Sheremetyevo Airport.

The plane stops on the tarmac next to the formation of soldiers.

Nikolai Ryzhkov, Shevardnadze and Anatoly Dobrynin met with Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and his wife.

Military orchestra performed national anthems.

Nikolai Ryzhkov and Rajiv Gandhi on the red carpet.

State flags of the USSR and India.

Politicians pass down the line of soldiers.

Residents and visitors welcome Rajiv Gandhi.

Marching troops and the orchestra of the Moscow Garrison.

View of the Kremlin.

Grand Kremlin Palace, meeting Rajiv Gandhi and Mikhail Gorbachev.

Members of the media pictures of the meeting.

Kremlin towers.

Mikhail Gorbachev and Rajiv Gandhi in the negotiations.

View of the Kremlin in the late evening.

Red Square.

Laying wreaths at the Lenin Mausoleum.

The Eternal Fire.

Laying wreaths at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier near the Kremlin wall.

A minute of silence.

Marching troops Kremlin.

View of the Kremlin.

Rajiv Gandhi talks with Nikolai Ryzhkov and Eduard Shevardnadze.

Panorama of Moscow.

Key words

USSR - India


Mikhail Gorbachev - State, political and public figure, the last general secretary of the CPSU Central Committee, the last President of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, the first chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, the only president of the USSR.
Gorbachev RM - Public figure, member of the Presidium of the Soviet Culture Fund.
EA Shevardnadze - Statesman and politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR.
NI Ryzhkov - State and party leader, Chairman of the USSR Council of Ministers.
AF Dobrynin - Soviet diplomat, Ambassador, Secretary of the CPSU, Hero of Socialist Labor, Honored Worker of the Diplomatic Service of the Russian Federation, Honorary Doctor of the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
R. Gandhi - Indian politician, Prime Minister of India.





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Mikhail Gorbachev and Rajiv Gandhi at the signing of documents.

State flags of the USSR and India.

Play Indian musicians.

The opening ceremony of the monument to Indira Gandhi.

Speaker Mikhail Gorbachev.

The speech Rajiv Gandhi.


Residents of Moscow with banners.

People bring flowers to the monument.

The Spasskaya Tower.

The Indian delegation, accompanied by the Soviet government.

Politicians of both countries put together deodar.

Smiling child.

Opening the festival of India in the USSR, a demonstration of Russian and Indian national rituals.

The operator of a television camera.

Rajiv Gandhi speech.

Members of the media is removed speech of the Prime Minister of India.

The speech of Mikhail Gorbachev.

The walls and the dome.

Indian folk dance at the Cathedral Square.


Boris Yeltsin - Statesman and political figure, the first President of the Russian Federation.
Mikhail Gorbachev
Gorbachev RM
AF Dobrynin
NI Ryzhkov
Gandhi R.





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Indian sculpture, murals, paintings.

Indian children.

View of the Kremlin.

From the Kremlin to the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow river barge moving on deck performed Indian traditional dances.

Mikhail Gorbachev and Rajiv Gandhi greet spectators from the stands.

Panorama stands.

Mikhail Gorbachev made a speech.

At the microphone Rajiv Gandhi.

The spectators in the stands.

The concert of art masters of India in the arena of the stadium.

Evening fireworks.


Mikhail Gorbachev
Gorbachev RM
Gandhi R.