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USSR / IMF Membership / KGB Charges / Economic Reform #135423

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 23, 1991
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Agreement by the seven major industrial countries that USSR should be the first associate member of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) so that the Soviets can receive technical assistance to improve their economy reported. Report introduced.

(Moscow: David Ensor) Speech by KGB head Vladimir Kryuchkov charging that the CIA plotted to occupy and take over the USSR examined. [Broadcast on Leningrad TV, KRYUCHKOV - (thru translator) accuses CIA.] Opposition by KGB and other powerful ministers to President Mikhail Gorbachev's plan for an economic revolution that was devised by Harvard University academics and a Soviet economist outlined. [ECONOMIST - cites plan's purpose.] Gorbachev's plans to present his reform plan to the West after its economic summit noted.

Ensor, David;
Sawyer, Forrest

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