ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 14, 1999
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.
(Moscow: Richard Gizbert) The threat of the fighting in Chechnya and Dagestan to the Russian government featured; scenes shown of the fighting between soldiers and Moslem rebels seeking independence; details given of the strategic importance of Dagestan. [Russian military analyst Pavel FELGENHAUER - cites Russian incompetence.] The promise from new Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to solve the crisis within two weeks noted.
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