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Commonwealth / Minsk Meeting / Georgia / Azerbaijan #336658

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Dec 29, 1991
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Tom Fenton) Upcoming meeting of members of the Soviet commonwealth in Minsk, Byelorussia, featured; scenes shown of continued fighting in Tbilisi, Georgia, and Azerbaijan. [Russian President Boris YELTSIN - (thru translator) comments on control of Soviet weapons.] Three republics, including the Ukraine, reported saying they will form their own conventional armies. [Ukraine President Leonid KRAVCHUK - (thru translator) comments on maintaining Ukraine independence.] Soviet economic crisis and former president Mikhail Gorbachev's comments on the commonwealth mentioned.

Chung, Connie;
Fenton, Tom

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