The machine operators of the Zarechensk mobile mechanized column of the "Orelmelioration" association are carrying out work to drain land in one of the districts of the Oryol region: they cover a swamp with earth, lay drainage pipes. Bulldozers and excavators are working. Harvesting grain on the farm "Svobodnaya Zhizn", Kimovsky District, Tula Region. The Akishins' family link works at the combine. Akishin's mother and daughter work on a collective farm in a field-crop brigade. Physical education teacher of the state farm-technical school in the village of Kon-Kolodez, Khlevinsky District, Lipetsk Region, A. Nikulin, is training at a shooting range with rural athletes.