The film tells about the presidential elections in Russia in the summer of 1996. The film includes the following filming: people at a rally in Moscow, a speech by Boris N. Yeltsin (synchronously), views of Moscow, the inauguration of the President (synchronously), destruction in Chechnya, helping the wounded, an interview with P. Grachev (synchronously) , a rally of Chechen women, interviews of refugees (synchronously), B. N. Yeltsin at the service in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the funeral of the victims of the Chechen war, war veterans at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, B. N. Yeltsin's meeting with veterans, the work of the Yeltsin campaign headquarters, a demonstration members of the Communist Party, speeches G. Zyuganov, G. Yavlinsky, V. Zhirinovsky, A. Lebed (synchronously). A. Lebed at a reception in the Kremlin, at a meeting with journalists; S. Fedorov at the operation, while riding a horse, among the artists; Yu. Vlasov in the gym, office; V. Bryntsalov with his wife, gives interviews (synchronously); G. Zyuganov with his wife, among voters; Boris N. Yeltsin with voters, dancing, talking with workers in St. Petersburg, residents of St. Petersburg. Speech by E. Rossel (synchronously), voting of soldiers in Chechnya, interviews of voters, voting of members of the Russian government, views of Vladivostok, Khabarovsk, a meeting of the press center, signing documents on the cessation of hostilities in Chechnya between A. Lebed and Maskhadov. Chronicle of the events of October 1995 in Moscow. Alexy II speaking.