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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 01, 1990
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) President Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin reported working together on economic reforms, beginning with Yeltsin's Russian republic plan; details given. Report introduced.

(Moscow: Peter Van Sant) Soviet government reported making Western currencies legal; details given of motivations and effects; scenes shown from Moscow hard currency stores. [MAN - (thru translator) comments.] Black market mentioned. [Soviet economist Vladimir POPOV - describes effect on rubles.]

Kuralt, Charles;
Van Sant, Peter

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