Congo in the Fight

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Landscapes of the Congo: jungle, flora and fauna, the Congo river. Everyday life of Congolese residents: fishing, farming, domestic life, mining. Views of the city of Leopoldville: streets, monuments, trade in shops in the city market. Celebrations dedicated to the proclamation of the independence of the Congo. Statements by President of the Republic Joseph Kasavubu, Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba. Festive parade at the stadium. The fighting of the Belgian troops in the Congo. Meeting of the UN Security Council. Delivery of food to the Congo from the USSR. Arrival of UN troops in the Congo. Meeting of UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold with Tshombe - a protege of the Belgian colonialists. Conference of the Independent States of Africa in Leopoldville. Speeches by Patrice Lumumba. Unloading in the port of Leopoldville, Soviet ships that delivered food to the Congo. The provision of medical care to the residents of the Congo by Soviet doctors. Meeting of the Parliament of the Congo. Military coup in the Congo. The arrest of the government led by Patrice Lumumba. UN meeting. Speech by NS Khrushchev (sinhr.).
L. Varlamov
Film ID
medical services for the population
, economic communications
, mining industry
, higher state bodies and institutions
, trade
, international connections
, sea transport
, congo
, animal world
, vegetable world
, international organizations
, agriculture
, national liberation movement
, cities
, state structure
, air transport
, peoples life
Number of Parts
O. Artseulov, L. Maksimov, P. Opryshko, V. Troshkin
Other Creators
text Yu. Karavkin, speaker L. Khmara, sound engineer V. Nesterov, assistant director I. Egorova
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