Border guards pass by horse, boat, pass through the swamp; in ambush with a dog. Border outpost. Border guards: Captain V. Astafyev, privates M. Voit, M. Zhiglov, who discovered border violators. Combat alarm. Rocket in the air. Border guards in cars chase border violators. Detention of smugglers with weapons. All-Union Komsomol youth relay race along the borders of the USSR from east to west from Vladivostok and from north to south from the polar village of Nikel. Relay participants at a distance. Rallies on the occasion of the meeting of the relay participants in the cities: Odessa, Leningrad, Krasnoyarsk, Uzhgorod, Baku, Moscow; in Georgia. Solemn meeting of young people in Moscow, dedicated to the 45th anniversary of the border troops. V. Soloshev, secretary of the Komsomol Central Committee, speaking. Leonid Brezhnev presents government awards to border guards: V. Astafyev, M. Voit, M. Zhiglov. Colonel-General Zyryanov, Chief of the USSR Border Troops, speaking.