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USSR / Georgia Unrest / Nuclear Arsenal / Russia, Ukraine Economies / Theft of Relief Supplies #336640

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 28, 1991
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Resumption of heavy fighting in Georgia reported. The nuclear arsenal in what was the Soviet Union detailed. [On CNN, Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY - says more weapons are still being added.] Report introduced.

(Moscow: Jonathan Sanders) The changing economy in Russia featured; scenes shown from Moscow of relief supplies that just arrived and from a trading bazaar under construction. [Four MUSCOVITES - (thru translator) comment on economic conditions.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Kiev: Tom Fenton) Efforts by new Ukrainian government to stave off economic disaster featured; scenes shown from Kiev, Ukraine. [Two UKRAINIANS (first through translator) - talk about the economy.] [Ukrainian President Leonid KRAVCHUK - (thru translator) talks about ration coupons.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Stewart) Theft of relief supplies sent from United States to the new Russian republics before they get distributed to the people examined. [CHENEY - says the system is corrupt.] [On December 14, Russian ambassador Viktor KOMPLEKTOV - lists the people's needs.] [Heritage Foundation Leon ARON, CHENEY - comment on the system.]

Fenton, Tom;
Sanders, Jonathan;
Schieffer, Bob;
Stewart, Jim

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