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USSR / Siberia / Coal Miners' Strike / Politics and Economy #134397

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 29, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Russian federation president Boris Yeltsin reported going to Siberia, USSR , to try to talk coal miners into ending their strike; scenes shown.

(Moscow: Jim Laurie) The buried wealth of Siberia that could solve some of the USSR 's economic problems examined; scenes shown from this region. [Two MEN - talk about the economy.] Quarrel in USSR between the Kremlin of President Mikhail Gorbachev and the Russian republic of Yeltsin over who controls what wealth noted. [Amoco vice president Robert BLANTON - says there is uncertainty in USSR over who controls the oil and gas resources.]

Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim

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