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Russia / Yeltsin's Surgery / Power Struggle #402883

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 30, 1996
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Siobhan Darrow) The power struggle in Russia while President Boris Yeltsin waits for his heart surgery examined; details given of the critics' attacks on Yeltsin aide Anatoly Chubais and the recent firing of national security adviser Alexander Lebed. [Russian Presidential Council Sergei KARAGANOV, USA-Canada Institution Viktor KREMENYUK, former Russian foreign minister Andrei KOZYREV - comment on the political situation in Russia.] Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin said handling the reins of power while Yeltsin recovers.

Darrow, Siobhan;
Woodruff, Judy

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