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Russia / Economy and Politics / Cabinet Shakeup #181876

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 23, 1998
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Hilary Brown) Russian President Boris Yeltsin's firing of his whole cabinet in response to the near economic collapse featured; details given of his replacement of new Prime Minister Sergei Kiriyenko with the man he replaced, Viktor Chernomyrdin. [ITOGI magazine Masha LIPMAN - says Yeltsin cannot control the situation.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Martha's Vineyard: Mike von Fremd) The reaction of the vacationing President Clinton to the Yeltsin shakeup reviewed; details given of the concern about the devaluation of the Russian ruble.

Brown, Hilary;
Simpson, Carole;
von Fremd, Mike

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