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Russia / World War II / Protest / Chechnya War #363523

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 09, 1995
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(Moscow: Dan Rather) The protest march by Communist hard-liners away from the main Victory Day celebrations in Moscow, Russia, examined; scenes shown of a march by Russian President Boris Yeltsin's opponents carrying a picture of former dictator Joseph Stalin. CBS News poll showing the unpopularity of Yeltsin with Russian citizens given.

(Grozny: Tom Fenton) The small commemoration in Grozny, Chechnya, for the World War II veterans by the community featured; scenes shown of the old veterans being honored by the young troops, who are now fighting Russian forces, old women placing flowers at a memorial site and the mostly destroyed town of Grozny, Chechnya. [School TEACHER - comments on the pain felt by the children and the whole Chechen community.]

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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