Tishinsky market. The men are drinking and eating. Hotel "Beijing". Monument to Malinovsky. The doorman is reading the newspaper Nedelya. Men are carrying a dressing table down the street, offering to buy it. Woman with an accordion. Men play the accordion, sing. The crowd at the Tishinsky market. Trade in things, books. Tent of the collective farm "Leninsky Luch" (in the background the decree on the introduction of a state of emergency for a period of 6 months from 4 o'clock on August 19, 1991).