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USSR / Azerbaijan-Armenia Dispute / History #124754

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 16, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Jim Laurie) Continued fighting in dispute between Azerbaijan, USSR , and Armenia, USSR , featured; scenes shown from area of conflict. [Soviet SOLDIER - (thru translator) comments.] ["Jane's Soviet Intelligence Review" Henry DODDS - says crack Soviet troops will go in and do brutal job.] [MAN - says bloodshed is unavoidable.] [Eyewitness Nazim ROGIMOV - says police are afraid of Azerbaijani extremists.] Protests by Armenians in Moscow shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Review given of long historical disputes between Armenians and Azerbaijanis; map shown of enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan, USSR , created within Azerbaijan.

Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim

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