from the Soviet Union
Direct from the Soviet Union
The May Day Parades and Demonstrations in Moscow, Leningrad, Kiev
7.25 a.m. to 10.0 a.m.
(At the time of going to press the exact ending time of this programme is not known, but it is likely to continue for several hours and may affect advertised Schools programmes. An announcement has been made in the 'Notes for Teachers' explaining the alternative arrangements.)
From Red Square
Inspection of the Army, Navy, and Air Force units by the Minister of Defence, Marshal of the Soviet Union Malinovsky
Gun Salute and National Anthem
The Military Parade including the Massed Bands of the Soviet Army
The Parade and Massed Display by the Sports Organisations of the U.S.S.R.
The Civilian Demonstration
A review of some of the Soviet naval units in the Baltic and glimpses of the May Day demonstrations in the heart of the city
A report on the Parade and demonstrations from one of the oldest cities in the Soviet Union
Commentator in Moscow, Richard Dimbleby
The relay presented by the Outside Broadcast teams of the Soviet Television Service