ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 23, 1987
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(Studio: Richard Threlkeld) Briefing of reporters on USSR offensive in Afghanistan reported Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Don Kladstrup) USSR 's lengthy war in Afghanistan featured; Soviet training films and war scenes shown. [Soviet army vets. Valery BERKOFF, Sergei VALOFAYA - (thru translator) discuss complicated aspects of war in Afghanistan.] Problems facing vets. returning from war detailed. [Soviet journalist Arteum BOROVIK - discusses vets.' bouts with alcohol and drugs.] Impact of "glasnost" policy on reporting of war noted; scenes shown of soldiers on Soviet TV. Refusal of government to publisher results of poll on USSR 's continued involvement in Afghanistan noted. [Ex-pol. prisoner Lev TEMOFEYEV - discusses publisher opinion on war and vets.] Response of USSR to returning vets. mentioned.
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