The Soviet frontiers of the title are Bessarabia and Northern Bukovina, recently ceded to the USSR by Rumania. Despite the German invasion of Russia in 1941, there was still worldwide resentment against the Soviets for "acquiring" territory previously belonging to their neighbors. This 60-minute film tries to justify the land-grabs, pointing out how much better off the Danube territories are under Soviet rule than they would be under the thumb of the Nazis. Emphasis is placed on Moscow's efforts to modernize these territories with industrial and economic reorganization. In typical flag-waving fashion, the film ends with shots of the various Soviet armies marching triumphantly through Red Square, as Premier Joseph Stalin beams beatifically in the grandstands.
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