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ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 10, 1993
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Mike Lee) A new political challenge to Russian President Boris Yeltsin from former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev featured; scenes shown from last weekend's put down of rebels in Moscow. [On "Breakfast with David Frost", GORBACHEV - (thru translator) comments.] Yeltsin's purge of elliptical opponents, his control of the media and the people's continued support for him reviewed. [Political commentator Evgeni KISELYOV - says the average Russian respects the strong hand.]

Lee, Mike;
Simpson, Carole

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