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Russia / Turkish Ferry / Chechen Hijackers / Pervomaiskaya #365910

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 18, 1996
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Russian President Boris Yeltsin's claim of victory over the band of Chechen separatists reported.

(Near Pervomaiskaya: Tom Fenton) The Russian assault on the town of Pervomaiskaya, where Chechen rebels had held hostages for four days, featured; scenes shown of bodies scattered about while the official Russian view and the evidence on the battle are compared. [Russian SOLDIER, HOSTAGES - (thru translator) comment on the battle.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Istanbul: Vicki Mabrey) The Turkish ferry that was hijacked by Chechen rebels shown in the Black Sea. The concern over Turkish involvement in the conflict stated.

Reporter(s):
Fenton, Tom;
Mabrey, Vicki;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:40

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