Production processes at the Shchekino chemical plant. Moldova. The village of Chekolteny of the Byatsa Noue collective farm. Streets, buildings, livestock farm. Livestock breeders take care of the calves. Repair shop. Crimean Astrophysical Laboratory. Scientists at telescopes, including: R. E. Geriberg, T. S. Belyakina, A. A. Boyarchuk. Nenets National District. The village of Naryan-you. Residents of the village are greeted by a helicopter with food. The movement of dog and reindeer teams. Children in the classroom at the boarding school. Reindeer herders' camp. Elena Obraztsova performs the part of Carmen from Bizet's opera "Carmen" (synchronously in French), bows to the audience.