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USSR / Gorbachev / Canada / Politics #128831

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 29, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Arrival of President Mikhail Gorbachev in Canada shown. Report introduced.

(Moscow: Rick Inderfurth) Election of Gorbachev's political opponent, Boris Yeltsin, as president of the Russian republic featured; details given of his post-election statement about Gorbachev and the Soviet economy; scenes shown of Yeltsin greeting supporters in Moscow. [Soviet television commentator Alexander GOURNOFF - says Yeltsin won't be able to introduce radical economic changes.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Gorbachev's statements about Yeltsin's election noted.

Inderfurth, Rick;
Jennings, Peter

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