Panorama of the city of Rzhev. House of the writer A.I. Ostrovsky on the bank of the river. The Volga River, a pier on the shore, people on boats and a ferry are crossing to the other side. Women collect water in the river in buckets, rinse linen. Water carriers are pouring water into the barrels. The military commissar of the city V. V. Gratsinsky conducts a review of the troops of the local garrison on Rzhev Square; parade and exercises of various types of troops.