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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 06, 2014
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(Sochi: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Sochi: Richard Engel) The problems with Russia’s rollout of the Olympics in Sochi, Russia and the embarrassment for Russian President Vladimir Putin featured; details given about the TSA’s ban on certain items on flights from the US to Russia and complaints from security guards about living conditions and not being paid; statement from Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak† quoted. [President OBAMA – says the Russians have an enormous stake in preventing a terrorist act or violence at these venues.]

(Sochi: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The TSA travel restrictions in response to the warning that toothpaste tubes could be used to smuggle explosives onto planes examined.

Williams, Brian;
Engel, Richard;
Williams, Pete

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