ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 06, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Moscow: Jim Hickey) Announcement by new Soviet State Council of the independence of the Baltic republics featured; scenes shown. [WOMAN, former Lithuanian deputy Algimantas CEKUOLIS - comment on sovereignty.] Issue raised of the withdrawal of Soviet troops from the Baltics. [Foreign ministry spokesman Vitaly CHURKIN - comments.] Statement from the president of Estonia that it will move toward a market economy quoted. Russian republic lawmakers said approving decision of voters of Leningrad, USSR , to rename the city Saint Petersburg, USSR .
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