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Russia / Chechnya Unrest / Yeltsin #359822

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 06, 1995
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Grozny: Tom Fenton) The fighting in Chechnya, Russia, between Russian President Boris Yeltsin's troops and the Muslim rebels updated; scenes shown of Chechens in captured Russian tanks and Russians firing on the last access road into Grozny, Russia.

(Washington: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Yeltsin's urging of the Russian Security Council to press on with the fighting in Chechnya despite a letter from President Clinton expressing concern over the number of casualties reported; scenes shown of the fighting. [Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER, Russian affairs analyst Michael McFAUL, Foreign Relations Committee Senator Richard LUGAR, Russian military analyst Sherman GARNETT - talk about the political difficulty and instability of Yeltsin due to the situation in Chechnya.]

Chung, Connie;
Fenton, Tom;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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