Call number: DVD-2928

Namedni. Nasha era 1961-2003. Entsiklopediia sovetskoi zhizni [Recently. Our Era 1961-2003. An Encyclopedia of Soviet Life]
Episodes for 1989-1992
Telekompaniia NTV, 2004
Director: Dzhanik Faiziev
Author and presenter: Leonid Parfenov
Script for these four episodes: Denis Gorelov, Iuliia Varentsova, Leonid Parfenov, Andrei Shilov
Music: Sergei Chekryzhov

Troops leave Afghanistan; the co-operator Artem Tarasov; Salman Rushdie and The Satanic Verses; the return to the USSR of Shemiakin and Neizvestnyi; elections; the First Congress of People's Deputies of the USSR; the sinking of the Komsomolets submarine; the events in Tbilisi - sappers with spades; conflict in the TsSKA hockey team; Gorbachev in china; the events in Tiananmen Square; Leningrad TV - '600 sekund' and 'Piatoe koleso'; the demolition of the Berlin Wall; demonstrations in Moscow; "boiled" jeans; the meeting of Gorbachev and the pope; Kaspirovskii and Chumak; the concept of "hot spots" in the USSR; the fall of socialism in Eastern Europe; the death of Academician Sakharov; miners' strikes in the USSR; the film Gardemariny, vpered!
53 minutes
In Russian without subtitles

McDonalds in Moscow; breeches and leggings; the appearance of non-State radio stations; 'Pole chudes'; TSN (the Television News Service); Aleksii II made Patriarch of All Russia; the case of the ANT co-operative - selling tanks abroad; Gorbachev made President of the USSR; Popov and Sobchak made mayors of Moscow and Leningrad; the lambada; Sergei Govorukhin's film Tak zhit´ nel´zia; the unification of Germany; El´tsin made Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation; Turkish tea; the creation of the Communist Part of the Russian Federation; the murder of Fr Aleksandr Men´; the Mit´ki; mass emigration from the USSR; tobacco rebellions; the death of Viktor Tsoi; the XXVIII Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union - El´tsin leaves the Party; Nelson Mandela is free
47 minutes
In Russian without subtitles

Attempted coups in Lithuania and Latvia; pressure on glasnost´ - the closure of Vzgliad and the Television News Service; Pavlov made Prime Minister; changing money; the Barbie doll; war with Iraq - operation Desert Storm; food crisis; humanitarian aid; the trtansfer of the remains of Serafim of Sarovsk; the murder of Rajiv Ghandi; a referendum about the retention of the USSR; Roman Viktiuk's production of M Batterfliai; the break-up of Yugoslavia; Russian Television; the dissolution of the Warsaw pact and SEV, the Union of Mutual Economic Assistance; El´tsin made President of the Russian Federation; KamAZs on the Paris-Dakar rally; the August putsch; St Petersburg instead of Leningrad; the murder of Igor´ Tal´kov; the removal of Gamsakhurdia; the dissolution of the USSR - Belovezhskaia Pushcha; the restoration of diplomatic relations with Israel
63 minutes
In Russian without subtitles

The soap opera Santa Barbara; Gaidar and his team, shock therapy; Freedom to trade; the Booker Prize; The Trial of the Communist Party of he Soviet Union; stalls to trade in the street; the Olympics, the teams of the Union of Independent States; the theft of cars, metal garages; the quarrel over the Crimea, Sevastopol´, the Black Sea Fleet; False receipts; Our people in Yugoslavia; Vice-President Aleksandr Rutskoi; telephone answering machines and number display; Offices, book-keeping becomes a fashionable profession; The Kirillovichs, Gogi the "Heir to the Russian Throne"; Pampers and tampons; bodyguards and security; Shevardnadze once again the ruler of Georgia; stock exchanges; the removal of Popov, Luzhkov made Mayor of Moscow; the separatism of autonomy - Tataria and Bashkiria; the export and re-export of coloured metals; the imprisonment of Mike Tyson; vouchers and Chubais; the break-up of Soviet hockey; the removal of the vodka monopoly, 'Piano', 'Rasputin'; wars at the edges of the former Soviet Union - Abkhazia, Tadzhikistan, Pridnestrov´e; explosions at artillery stores; Cossacks; the dissolution of Czechoslovakia; Chernomyrdin becomes Prime Minister; the Group Na-na
44 minutes
In Russian without subtitles

Region code All
Aspect ratio 2.33:1 Full screen
Languages No subtitles
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