The movie "Contemporary No. 13-14" tells about the problematic and controversial issue of returning the original names to the old Russian cities on the example of Nizhny Novgorod - Gorky. In the first part, the following filming was used: City of Moscow, 1989. View of the published letter of the professor of the Gorky State University. NI Lobachevsky Vadim Ilyich Baranov in the newspaper "Izvestia" for December 10, 1988 on the need to return the city to Gorky, its former name - Nizhny Novgorod. The city of Gorky, 1989. Professor V.I.Baranov talks about the incredible interest of contemporaries in the problems of national history, about the need to return the former names to Russian cities, about the unreasonably unfair statements of A. Zhdanov about the merchant city of Nizhny Novgorod, made in 1932. View of the study in the apartment of V.I.Baranov: desk, bookcase, armchair, table lamp. View of one of the walls of the Gorky Kremlin, built in 1508-1515. View of the building of the Literary Museum on Minin Street and the Museum "Kashirin's House" at the Postal Congress, where A. Peshkov lived in 1871 - 1872. View of the building of the Gorky Regional Court on B. Pokrovskaya Street: a two-storey stone house with seven windows along the main facade, in the center of the building there is a balcony and columns. (Built in 1896 according to the project of the Nizhny Novgorod architect V.N.Bryukhatov for the district court) .In the second part, the following filming was used: City of Gorky, 1989 V.I.Baranov speaks of the necessary deep analysis and assessment of the merchants as a social stratum, about the fight against manifestations of "Zhdanovism" and historical ignorance, about renaming the city of Gorky into Nizhny Novgorod, according to moral and universal aspects (sinhr., behind the scenes). View of the five-domed church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Mount Ilyinsky. The church was built in 1672 at the expense of the Nizhny Novgorod merchant A.F. Olisov; is a temple of Russian stone architecture. Currently, it is part of the Central Bishops' Compound. Monument to M. Gorky in the public garden on the square (opened on November 2, 1952, sculpted by V. Mukhina) and on the Fedorovsky embankment (opened in 1957). View of the building of the Gorky Drama Theater on Bolshaya Pokrovskaya Street.