The authors began to shoot this film even before Russia started the war against Ukraine. They wanted to talk about people who, in the situation of “freedom shutdown” in Russia, continue to do their good and decent work. However, life (and Vladimir Putin) made serious adjustments to the script. Russia sent troops to Ukraine, journalism was actually banned in the country, human rights protection was destroyed. Many of the protagonists of the film faced a terrible choice, how to continue to live and work when your life and your work in Russia are now criminal by definition? The authors continued to shoot the end of the broadcast of "Echo" and the defeat of "Dozhd", searches in the "Memorial" and the termination of the release of "Novaya". Birth of "Novaya Gazeta. Europe”, the renewed first broadcasts of “Dozhd”, the honest and dangerous work of many colleagues from abroad. This film is a unique historical document, a cast of tragedy. This film is about the trouble that happened to Russia and was filmed in real time. Chronicle of a diving country.