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USSR / Armenia-Azerbaijan Unrest #323407

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 27, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) USSR government officials reported warning Armenian dissidents to cease ethnic unrest; region of Nagorno-Karabakh discussed. Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Barry Petersen) Scenes shown of Armenian protests. [Armenian WOMAN - (thru translator) demands annexation of region.] Use of arms between Armenians and Azerbaijanis noted increasing; scenes shown of wounded. [MAN - (thru translator) comments on situation.] Kremlin's role in unrest discussed; protesters noted challenging general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev's authority.

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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