ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 16, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Moscow: Jim Laurie) Response of President Mikhail Gorbachev and politician Boris Yeltsin to problems in Soviet economy featured; scenes shown; details given of Yeltsin's newly proposed 500-day economic plan. Yeltsin's opposition to centralized control of the economy noted. [Moscow deputy mayor Sergei STANKEVICH - responds to Yeltsin's plan.] Refusal of Armenians to bow to Gorbachev's call for them to disarm reported.
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