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USSR / Corruption Trial #323490

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 05, 1988
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Corruption trial of Leonid Brezhnev's son-in-law, Yuri Churbanov, reported commencing in Moscow, USSR . Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Barry Petersen) [Defense ATTORNEY - (thru translator) says client should not be tried because of ties to Brezhnev.] Bribery charges levied against Churbanov listed. [Reuters reporter Mary Ellen BORTIN - comments on trial.] [USSR spokesperson Gennady GERASIMOV - comments on situation.] Brezhnev noted blamed for present USSR problems. Punishment for bribery conviction given.

Kuralt, Charles;
Petersen, Barry

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