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CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 11, 1996
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(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) The Russia elections introduced.

(Moscow: Eileen O'Connor) The latest developments in the Russia elections outlined: the explosion of a bomb in a Moscow subway that may be a terrorist attack linked to the elections, unrest in Chechnya and the promise by ultra-nationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky to support Communist candidate Gennadi Zyuganov in a second-round runoff election; scenes shown from the area. [ZHIRINOVSKY, presidential candidate Alexander LEBED - (thru translator) comment on opposing President Boris Yeltsin.] [YELTSIN - (thru translator) says Russia will not turn back.]

(Moscow: Richard Blystone) Presidential candidate Zhirinovsky profiled; scenes shown of his campaigning and carrying on while his positions on various issues are detailed. [Political analyst Vsevolod MARINOV - says it's all performance.]

Blystone, Richard;
O'Connor, Eileen;
Sweeney, Fionnuala

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