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Ukraine / Unrest / President's Flight #1060684

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 22, 2014
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(Sochi: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Kiev: Richard Engel) A revolution in Ukraine with the ouster of the president featured; scenes shown from Kiev of protests against President Viktor Yanikovich†, who fled the capital, celebrations outside parliament and the president's chalet. [DEMONSTRATOR - says we take the whole city.] [MAN - says this is the collapse of dictatorship.] The release of opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko†† from prison noted.

(Sochi: Lester Holt) Earlier NBC interview held with US Ambassador to U.N. Samantha Powell about Ukraine and Syria. [From New York, POWELL - says we have pushed for non-violence there and hope for compromise to stop the violence; comments on the situation in Syria covered by today's U.N. resolution.]

(Sochi: Lester Holt) The guest tomorrow on "Meet the Press" noted.

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Engel, Richard
Duration:
00:06:00

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