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USSR / Unrest / Georgia, Ukraine, Gorbachev vs. Yeltsin / Coal Miners' Strike #133895

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 31, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Rick Inderfurth) Problems and changes in USSR reviewed; details given of today's vote in independence-seeking republic of Georgia; scenes shown of balloting. [GEORGIAN, President Zviad GAMSAKHURDIA - comment.] Revival of Catholicism in independence-minded Ukraine noted; scenes shown. Revolt in Moscow against President Mikhail Gorbachev's economic policies cited; details given of criticism by Russian federation president Boris Yeltsin's parliament of Gorbachev's go-slow approach to economics. Planned price hikes reported; scenes shown of Muscovites in food lines.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Demands of striking Soviet coal miners reviewed.

Inderfurth, Rick;
Simpson, Carole

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