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USSR / The Union #340353

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 02, 1991
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(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Jonathan Sanders) Special session of the Congress of People's Deputies to discuss how to reorganize the union featured; scenes shown from meeting that was run by both President Mikhail Gorbachev and Russian President Boris Yeltsin, who wrote the plan that was announced by Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. [People's deputy Vitaly GOLDANSKY - says we must survive together.] Tenets of the Party Congress plan outlined on screen. Concern that the more conservative, outlying republics will dominate a new Parliament noted. [People's deputy Sergei STANKEVICH - says it is dangerous for Russia.] [People's deputy Genrikh BOROVIK; right-wing DELEGATE - (thru translator) comment on plan.] [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) says he will meet with the Baltic delegation.]

Sanders, Jonathan;
Smith, Harry

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