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USSR / Dissidents Released #314204

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 10, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Wyatt Andrews) Govt.'s continued release of jailed dissidents such as Sergei Grigoriants said indicating Kremlin's new policy of leniency; details given, scenes shown. [For. minister spokesperson Gennady GERASIMOV - (thru translator) hopes to ease law on dissent.] Andrei Sakharov reported confirming releases. [GRIGORYANTS- (thru translator) hopes for true reform, not general amnesty.] KGB noted prohibiting wife of jailed dissident Iosif Begun from participating in demonstration today; details given. [OFR. - (thru translator) comments.] [Inna BEGUN - thinks political games are being played with husband.]

Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan

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