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USSR -Czechoslovakia Relations / Gorbachev-Havel Meeting / Soviet Troops #331449

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 26, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Domashov: Anthony Mason) Soviet troops reported beginning to withdraw from Czechoslovakia; details given; scenes shown from Domashov, Czechoslovakia. Governments of Poland and Hungary noted also wanting Soviet troops to leave. USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev reported agreeing to withdrawal after meeting with President Vaclav Havel; scenes shown from Moscow, USSR . Town square in Czechoslovakia reported renamed for Jana Zajice, student who set himself on fire in protest of USSR invasion of Czechoslovakia. [MAN - (thru translator) says Soviet troops should leave quickly.] [Soviet GENERAL - (thru translator) comments on leaving.]

Mason, Anthony;
Rather, Dan

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