Maria starts feeling bad about her husband’s new job, as it affects his behavior and their relationship. Kirill sets himself right with Vladimir and suggests a way to get over the ‘negative energy’, as the competition is getting tougher. Vasya is going to be ready soon which means the battle is coming to an end.
While Kirill considers proposing to his girlfriend, he and Vladimir are excited to find the ideal job for a man. Later on, the trainees have to prepare the tank for a trial engine run. Kirill gets the privilege of starting the tank engine himself.
Vasya is ‘getting better’ every day. He is being successfully repaired with modern parts that replace the old ones. With the deadline approaching, the crew is trying to accelerate the process. Vladimir and Kirill are now given more serious tasks.
Vladimir and Kirill go to a hockey match with their colleague. Meanwhile, the tank shop faces an emergency situation – the crane operator has left her work station, which leaves the shop’s foreman Yury in a difficult position.
Alyona tells Kirill about her daughter from a previous relationship. He tries to digest this new information. His job brings him its first difficulties. Meanwhile, Vladimir completes his first successful task.
The tank shop foreman gives Kirill a probationary period at his department. Vladimir meets his supervisor who teaches him the basics of tank assembling. He accomplishes his first tasks and makes his first mistakes.
By skipping his shift in order to try to enter the tank shop and watch the work process, Kirill causes an emergency situation. Tank Vasya is examined by the army officer who has to make the final decision of whether the tank can be repaired or should be disassembled.
The repair crew is puzzled about Vasya’s case. Some of them think its condition is so desperate that it won’t be possible to fix it at all. The process gets bumpy. The team starts facing difficulties from the very beginning, and tries to cope with them. Vladimir gets transferred to the job he craved for. During one of the last shifts in his old department, he meets Kirill.
The largest tank producer in the world, Uralvagonzavod, is located in the Siberian city of Nizhny Tagil. This series follows Kirill and Vladimir, two young factory workers who have long dreamt of being taken on in the prestigious tank workshop.
The International Tchaikovsky Competition, first held over 50 years ago, is a highly prestigious award in the classical music world. It attracts well-established and less well-known musicians from all over the world. They all come hoping for glory and international recognition though only one can win.
Anna had hoped her all-important trip to the United Arab Emirates would save her business, but it doesn’t seem to have worked. The new merchandise that she bought in Dubai is not selling well. It appears that, despite all her efforts, her business might now be beyond help. In a desperate attempt to raise enough money to pay her rent, Anna employs the services of a clairvoyant. Meanwhile, her husband, Shota persuades her that moving to his native Georgia would provide an opportunity to start afresh.
Anna spends several hours walking around Dubai searching for clothes and haggling. She finally finds some products to her taste, ones which she’s sure will appeal to her Moscow customers. The intrepid businesswoman doesn't get flustered or confused: after 18 years in the market business, she knows when to talk tough with her fellow traders.
In the 10 years since Anna’s last visit to Dubai the city has changed drastically. The new-born Middle Eastern metropolis leaves a powerful and lasting impression. She’s come to Dubai in search of out-of-the-ordinary products she can sell at a profit, but the local markets, and the goods on offer, have changed.
Lake Baikal in Russian Siberia is the oldest and deepest lake on the planet. It contains 20% of the world’s fresh water. Its incredibly clear and clean water is home to hundreds of unique animal and plant species. Biologists, however, are increasingly concerned about the region’s ecology. James Brown goes back to Baikal 7 years after his last visit to see how the lake has changed.
After returning from Georgia, Anna has to close one of her shops. Now she has only one, and even that is barely breaking even. Remembering the days when the clothes from the Emirates were popular, Anna decides to take a trip to the UAE. This will be the ultimate “make or break” attempt to save her business.
In an attempt to take a break from their troubles, Anna and her husband Shota go on holiday to sunny Georgia, where they catch up with old friends. Anna is so impressed with Georgian culture and the thriving local businesses she encounters, that she decides a fresh start in Georgia might be the key to a happy and secure future.