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USSR / Elections #127035

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 26, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Jim Laurie) Defeat of Communist party in several elections across USSR featured; details given of parliamentary elections in Lithuania that will now result in furthering of push for independence from Moscow and in Moldavia; scenes shown from political rallies for democratic reform across the nation, including attack on statue of V.I. Lenin in Georgia. Political problems for President Mikhail Gorbachev mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim
Duration:
00:01:30

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