CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 09, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Anthony Mason) USSR withdrawal from Afghanistan featured; details given, scenes shown of memorials to killed Soviet soldiers. [Soldier Voloja KARPOV - (thru translator) describes horrors of war.] Karpov reported meeting with other vets. from Afghan war. [Ex-soldier "ALEXEI" - (thru translator) comments on his nightmares.] [USSR journalist Artiem BOROVIK - comments on war.] [Ex-soldier Nikolai CHUBANOV - (thru translator) recalls losing his leg.] [Mother of killed soldier "Alotia", Svetlana VASILIVANIS - (thru translator) comments on her loss.] [BOROVIK - says people have to believe that war was worth fighting.] Karpov quoted re: future.
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