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Russia / Politics / Yeltsin vs. Parliament / Battle #144717

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 03, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Jim Laurie) The crisis in Moscow between Russian President Boris Yeltsin and his opponents in parliament that turned into violence between the demonstrators and riot police featured; scenes shown of the crowd urged on by opposition leader Aleksandr Rutskoi that culminated in an all-out attack on the television building by anti-Yeltsin forces.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The latest developments in Moscow between the two armed sides updated; scenes shown.

(Moscow: David Ensor) The makeup of Yeltsin's opponents who want a return to the good old days of the Soviet Union featured; scenes shown of hard-line Communist General Albert Makashov, who commanded the attack on the television center, of Viktor Anpilov, a Communist faction leader and of Rutskoi. [Rutskoi aide Andrei FEODOROV - comments.] [Two anti-Yeltsin PROTESTERS, former deputy prime minister Grigory YAVLINSKY - offer views on the situation.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Garrick Utley) Telephone report presented from the Kremlin on Yeltsin's reaction, the impact of today's violence on his power and the response of Russians across the countryside to events in Moscow. Preparations in Saint Petersburg, Russia, reviewed.

Ensor, David;
Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim;
Utley, Garrick

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