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Russia / Government Shakeup / Putin #188199

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 09, 1999
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(Studio: Kevin Newman) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) Russian President Boris Yeltsin's shakeup of his government with Vladimir Putin replacing Prime Minister Sergei Stepashin featured; details given of Putin's background. [Political analyst Vyacheslav NIKONOV - describes Putin's limits.] [Former deputy Prime Minister Boris NEMTSOV - says this is a mistake.] [State Department spokesman James RUBIN - downplays the change.] [Council on Foreign Relations Paula DOBRIANSKY - explains how a dysfunctional Russian government hurts the US.]

McWethy, John;
Newman, Kevin

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