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USSR / Politics / Gorbachev vs. Yeltsin #133822

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 28, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Jim Laurie) Defiant march by supporters of Russian federation president Boris Yeltsin despite President Mikhail Gorbachev's ban on demonstrations in Moscow featured; scenes shown of police and soldiers restraining Moscow crowd. Nature of this no-win situation for Gorbachev explained.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with Soviet expert. [Columbia University's Robert LEGVOLD - talks about the possibility that either Gorbachev or Yeltsin will not be standing in a few weeks; likens Soviet situation to that of Eastern Europe in 1989.]

Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim

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