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USSR / Breakup / Military Waste #336490

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 19, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Jonathan Sanders) Further disintegration of the USSR featured; Russian President Boris Yeltsin's trip to Italy, his elimination of most of the Soviet government reported; details given. [Foreign ministry spokesman Vitaly CHURKIN - comments on loss of his job.] [President Mikhail GORBACHEV - (thru translator) says the Supreme Soviet should meet a last time to officially dissolve the union.] New Soviet symbol for the upcoming Olympic games shown. [Soviet Olympic Committee Alexander KOZLOVSKY - comments.] Gorbachev's suggestion for the name of the commonwealth noted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Potsdam, Germany: Peter Van Sant) Soviet military waste left in former East Germany featured. [GERMAN, forest officer Frank SHROEDER - comment.] Rate of Soviet troop withdrawals from Germany noted.

Rather, Dan;
Sanders, Jonathan;
Van Sant, Peter

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