Description:00 00 45 00 Russian Archives of the XX-th century. Italy, Rome, November, 1989. First official visit of the president of USSR in Italy, historical. Newsstand with the coverage of a newspaper and Gorbatchev's portrait. Reaction in the press. Crowds, flags Italian and the USSR. Official visit, arrival of car with Gorbatchev in the presidential palace. Andreotti and Gorbatchev pose for photo, Ceremony, protocol, honor, Italian guard standing to attention. Italian soldier greets Gorbatchev. Italian, Russian and European Flags on the roof. Andreotti and Gorbatchev walk on red carpet in front of Italian guard. Brass band plays. Close-up soldier, guard with helmet with feather. Close-up of both men who discuss on armchair, diplomacy. Chevernadze present, Italian foreign secretary, secretary of the communist party of USSR. detente between the east and west, Perestroika, Glasnost.