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Russia / Yeltsin vs. Parliament / Freed Prisoners #152362

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 26, 1994
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(Studio: Renee Poussaint) Report introduced.

(At Lefortovo prison, Moscow: Bob Abernethy) Freeing in Russia of the political opponents of President Boris Yeltsin who plotted against him last year featured; scenes shown of Aleksandr Rutskoi and of Yeltsin loyalist Alexei Kazannik, who resigned after the mandated release. [Chief prosecutor KAZANNIK - (thru translator) calls it a shameful act.] The series of stunning political defeats for Yeltsin in the last two months noted.

Abernethy, Bob;
Poussaint, Renee

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