The film tells about the election of Yu. V. Andropov Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. Moscow city. Red Square. Kremlin chimes. Changing of the guard at the Lenin Mausoleum. Sale of newspapers at the kiosk. Newspapers: Izvestia, Pravda. Session of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR in the Grand Kremlin Palace. Speakers: K. U. Chernenko, Yu. V. Andropov. Vote. Interviews with workers, agricultural workers and others about the election of Yu. V. Andropov. Among them is Academician N. N. Blokhin. Worked: steelworkers, welders, harvester in the field. Assembly of Moskvich cars. Platform with tractors.