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USSR / Elections #332023

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Barry Petersen) Outcome of local elections in USSR examined; President Mikhail Gorbachev quoted regarding perestroika. Mining strikes in Ukraine recalled; outcome of elections there noted. [People's Deputy Yevgeny YEVTUSHENKO - says reform candidates are doing well.] Boris Yeltsin reported winning seat in Russia Republic's legislature. [YELTSIN - (thru translator) comments on economic factors in this election.] [Princeton University's Stephen COHEN - analyzes situation.] Hard-line Communists noted trying to block Gorbachev's reforms.

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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