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USSR / Food Shortages / Emigration #126210

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 13, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from KGB chairman Vladimir Kryuchkov that tons of food supplies are stuck at Soviet ports and railway stations reported. Report introduced.

(Prague, Czechoslovakia: Jerry King) Response of Eastern Europeans to threat of immigration of Soviet citizens featured. [Budapest, Hungary, Mayor Gabor DEMSKY - says border has to be closed.] [EMIGRE - says situation is not so good in USSR .] Czechoslovakia noted unable to cope with a mass migration because of its own economic problems; scenes shown from Czechoslovakia. [Second EMIGRE - says we want to go far away.] [Third EMIGRE - talks about problems of seeking political asylum.] Austria noted already sealing off its eastern frontier.

Jennings, Peter;
King, Jerry

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