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USSR / Armenia-Azerbaijan / Unrest #322261

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 15, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Barry Petersen) Protestors reported closing airport in Yerevan, Armenia; details given, scenes shown. Protestors noted outraged with regard to USSR documentary featuring USSR soldiers' version of uprising. Mikhail Gorbachev's grappling with growing feelings of nationalism in various ethnic regions noted. Scenes shown of USSR soldiers warning protestors to stop uprising. [PROTESTOR - (thru translator) saw USSR ofr. shoot teenaged girl.] Armenians shown marching in funeral of killed protestor. Gorbachev quoted with regard to his refusal to concede to protestors' demands.

Reporter(s):
Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:01:50

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