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Russia / Hostage Situation #145667

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 26, 1993
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Moscow: David Ensor) Escape in Russia of the terrorists after releasing their last hostages in exchange for ransom featured; scenes shown from Rostov-on-Don, Russia, where school children were taken hostage; map shown of the gunmen's route across the country. [Russian deputy prime minister Oleg SOSKOVETS - (thru translator) talks about the search.] Evidence that the crime was carefully planned and the political pressure on the Russian police to solve the crime noted; Vladimir Zhirinovsky and Russian President Boris Yeltsin mentioned.

Ensor, David;
Simpson, Carole

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