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Virineya Poster.jpg
Original Theatrical Poster
Country SOV.jpg USSR
Directed by Vladimir Fetin
Release Date 1969
Language Russian
Studio Lenfilm
Main Cast
Character Actor
Virineya Lyudmila Chursina
Saveliy Magara Anatoliy Papanov
Pavel Ivanovich Suslov Vyacheslav Nevinnyy
Anisya Yegorovna Valentina Vladimirova
Mokeikha Nadezhda Fedosova
Ivan Pavlovich Vyacheslav Shalevich
Mikhaylo Evgeniy Leonov
Vasiliy Oleg Borisov

Virineya is a 1969 (filmed 1968) Soviet B&W drama directed by Vladimir Fetin and based on the story by Lidiya Seyfullina. It depicts the life of Virineya (Lyudmila Chursina), a woman from a Siberian village during the Russian Civil War.

The following weapons were used in the film Virineya:


Nagant M1895

Bolshevik Pavel Ivanovich Suslov (Vyacheslav Nevinnyy) carries a Nagant M1895 revolver. In one scene Virineya (Lyudmila Chursina) holds Suslov's Nagant. A Nagant is also used by a Cossack Ataman (Sergey Polezhaev).

Nagant M1895 - 7.62x38R Nagant. Note the angular front sight which was used from 1930s.
Suslov raises his revolver.
Suslov holds the Nagant.
The revolver hangs on the wall.
Suslov readies the Nagant.
Virineya takes the Nagant. The post-1930 front sight is seen.
Suslov with the Nagant.
The Cossack Ataman (at the left), commanding the firing squard, carries the Nagant in holster.


Engineer Ivan Pavlovich (Vyacheslav Shalevich) draws a Bulldog-style revolver when he is attacked by the village priest Saveliy Magara (Anatoliy Papanov).

Belgian copy of a Webley Bulldog - .32
Ivan Pavlovich and Magara grapple for the gun.
The bird's-beak grip is seen.


Mosin Nagant M1891 Infantry

Mosin Nagant M1891 Infantry rifles are used by the members of the village commune, notably by Pavel Suslov (Vyacheslav Nevinnyy).

Full-length, Imperial Russian Mosin Nagant M1891 - 7.62x54mm R
The members of the village commune with M91 rifles.
Suslov with M91 Infantry rifle.
Suslov carries his rifle.

Mosin Nagant M1938 Carbine

Cossacks carry anachronistic Mosin Nagant M1938 Carbines.

Mosin Nagant M1938 Carbine - 7.62x54mm R
Cossacks in center and at the left carry M38 Carbines.
Cossacks firing squad execute Virineya.
Cossacks with M38 Carbines.
Cossacks carry M38 Carbines.

Mosin Nagant "obrez"

The village richman Zhiganov (Stanislav Chekan) carries a Mosin Nagant "obrez" sawed-off rifle.

The barrel of Zhiganov's "obrez" is seen.
Zhiganov with the "obrez" in hand breaks in the house.
Zhiganov encounters Suslov...
...and is gunned down.

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