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CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 07, 1996
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(Studio: John Roberts) Russian President Boris Yeltsin shown attending Orthodox Christmas services at the nearly completed Christ the Savior Cathedral, which was blown up by Joseph Stalin in 1931, reported; scenes shown from now and of the demolition. Cabinet changes in Yeltsin's government noted.

(London: Mark Phillips) The unsettling reality of the return of Communism in Eastern Europe featured. [Eastern European analyst Jonathan EYAL, "Between East and West" author Anne APPLEBAUM - say the current Russian mood must be assessed.] The status of reform in Russia outlined. [Eastern European analyst Martin McCAULEY - comments on conditions.]

Phillips, Mark;
Roberts, John

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