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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 14, 1993
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(Studio: Dan Rather, Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Cinny Kennard) The world's concerns about the Russian elections featured; scenes shown of ultranationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky, whose party finished first in the parliamentary elections; his views reviewed. [ZHIRINOVSKY - hopes to meet President and Hillary Clinton.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The latest election projections outlined.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The impact of the elections on US- Russian relations examined; scenes shown of Vice President Al Gore arriving in Moscow to prepare the way for the coming summit meeting of Clinton and President Boris Yeltsin. [CLINTON - calls it a protest vote.] [Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER - criticizes Zhirinovsky's public statements.] [Brookings Institution Helmut SONNENFELDT - analyzes US-Russia relations.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Warsaw: Mark Phillips) The reaction of Eastern Europe to events in Russia featured; scenes shown from Poland, which hopes to join NATO. [Polish President Lech WALESA - (thru translator) accuses Russian politicians of trying to blackmail NATO.] [NATO expert Richard KUGLER - points out the Russian view on Eastern Europe-NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) ties.]

Chung, Connie;
Kennard, Cinny;
Martin, David;
Phillips, Mark;
Rather, Dan

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