The Sixth of July

The Sixth of July is a 1968 Soviet drama film directed by Yuli Karasik. The film is based on real historical events and is dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Bolsheviks suppression of the Left SR Uprising, during the Russian Civil War.


In Russia, there is hunger, devastation and intervention. On July 4, the Fifth All-Russian Congress of Soviets of Workers, Peasants, Red Army and Cossack Deputies opens in Moscow. In the ranks of the revolutionaries is a split - Left Social Revolutionaries are trying to wrest power from the hands of the Bolsheviks. At the request of the Left Socialist-Revolutionary faction, a representative of the underground Ukrainian peasant congress Aleksandrov addressed the deputies with a fiery speech. He calls on the audience to vote for the rejection of the infamous Brest-Litovsk treaty.