Moscow. Kremlin Palace of Congresses. IV Congress of People's Deputies of the USSR. Foyer of the Palace of Congresses. The audience in the lobby. The rector of MIAI Yu. A. Afanasyev gives an interview. Journalists talk with Boris N. Yeltsin on the sidelines of the congress. On the podium - Y. Cherednichenko. Deputies at the microphones: N. Travkin, A. Obolensky, D. Kugultinov, V. Bakatin, Alksnis, N.A. Nazarbayev. Listeners in the hall. Among them: P. Bunich, A. Sobchak, G. Popov, T. Gdlyan. E. A. Shevardnadze is speaking (synchronously). E. Shevardnadze's resignation.