Landscapes of Buryatia. Ulan-Ude city. Lake Baikal. Timber floating on the Kurda river. Fishermen fish with nets in the waters of Lake Baikal. Livestock collective farm named after K. Marx, life and work of livestock breeders. The best shepherd of the Selenginsky sheep-breeding state farm Beltinim Babanov and his wife Patalia save a flock of sheep from death in a blizzard. A locomotive and carriage plant in Ulan-Ude, a cannery and other enterprises. Geological exploration. Hunting and delivery of skins to the state and other episodes in the life of the republic.