The plot of the film almanac is dedicated to the election campaign for the presidential elections in Russia in the Samara region. The film almanacs include the following filming: The waves of the river run onto the shore. Celebration of the Day of Independence of Russia on June 12, 1996 in Samara: procession with icons and gonfalons on the city square, a prayer service. Russian flags are waving, a military brass band is playing. Residents of the city in the square. Representatives of the Kirovsky district are holding a banner with the inscription “Samaritans! The future of Russia is in our hands! " People on the streets of the city. General view of the city beach. The men are carrying the boat to the river. Visit to Samara of candidates for the presidency of Russia. Among them: the leader of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation G.A. Zyuganov, M.S. Gorbachev, G.Ya. Yavlinsky and V.V. Zhirinovsky. A rally on the square near the building of the Kirov Palace of Culture, where a meeting with G. Zyuganov is to take place. People are holding in their hands the slogan "Yeltsin is the enemy of the people, the destroyer of Russia." Filmed from the monitor: G. Zyuganov is going to a meeting with voters in the Palace of Culture named after Kirov, speech by G. Zyuganov. Mikhail Gorbachev's speech to the public of the city, meeting with the mayor of Samara Oleg Sysuev. MS Gorbachev and his entourage pass along the embankment. General view of the Volga, ships sailing along the river. View of the building in Samara, where the election headquarters of the Yabloko party is located. G. Yavlinsky gets out of the car, enters the building, meets with journalists covering the election campaign, answers their questions. G. Yavlinsky and his entourage at a meeting with the mayor of Samara Oleg Sysuev. Arrival in Samara of the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party V. Zhirinovsky: meeting at the airport, exchange of greetings. Among those present is a 5-year-old boy with a book by V. Zhirinovsky in his hands "The Last Car to the North". V. Zhirinovsky takes the boy in his arms. V. Zhirinovsky's meeting with the residents of Samara, the departure of the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia from the city. Badge with the words "Raise Russia from its knees" and a portrait of Zhirinovsky on the jacket of one of the men.