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Russia / Politics and Economy #383411

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 29, 1998
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(Studio: Paula Zahn) Vow by acting Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin that Russia will not return to a state-controlled economy noted.

(Moscow: Richard Threlkeld) The economic situation in Russia reviewed; details given of the freefall of the ruble and of the views of people on the economy; scenes shown from Moscow of people waiting outside banks and stocking up on items.

(Studio: Paula Zahn) Report introduced.

(Martha's Vineyard: Bill Plante) President Clinton's plans to go to Russia on Monday for his summit meeting with Yeltsin previewed; scenes shown from Edgartown, Massachusetts, of the vacationing president, who will now go back to work despite independent counsel Kenneth Starr's ongoing investigation.

NOTE: Video quality is poor throughout broadcast.

Plante, Bill;
Threlkeld, Richard;
Zahn, Paula

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