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USSR / Food Shortages / Foreign Relief Aid #126231

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 14, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Mikhail Gorbachev's latest attempt to deal with food crisis in USSR noted. Report introduced.

(Moscow: Jim Laurie) Problems in USSR with distribution of foreign relief money featured; scenes shown from 1988 earthquake in Armenia. [Minister of social services Ashot YESAYAN - (thru translator) says earthquake relief money is unaccounted for.] [Soviet communist school official Valentin FALIN - (thru translator) says no money went astray.] [Swiss hospital Dr. Furman MADOYAN - (thru translator) says Soviet government does not use relief money wisely.]

Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim

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