Production processes at oil fields in Western Siberia, at metallurgical enterprises of the USSR, at the Kirov plant in Leningrad. Harvesting grain in the fields of the collective farm "Bolshevik", a meeting of the collective farm board (Rostov region). View of the livestock complex on the collective farm named after Uritsky in Belarus, work at the complex. Collecting cotton in the farms of Turkmenistan. Views of the city of Ashgabat. The film uses footage of the chronicle, depicting the folk life of the Turkmens (30s). Minister of Social Security of Turkmenistan D. Mamedova in his study, in a carpet workshop, during a conversation with the elders of one of the villages. Landscapes of Turkmenistan. Types of the city of Pskov. Classes of students of one of the universities in the classroom. Carrying out of experiments and experiments in laboratories by scientists of scientific institutes. Construction of the nuclear-powered icebreaker "Siberia", the launch of the nuclear-powered icebreaker, the nuclear-powered icebreaker "Siberia" in the port. Internal and external view of the Novovoronezh nuclear power plant. Production processes at the station. Start of the spaceship. Cosmonauts V. Gorbatko and Yu. Glazkov in orbit. Meeting the astronauts after landing. Leonid Brezhnev's speech at the 25th Congress of the CPSU in 1976.