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Russia / Chechnya War #409497

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 20, 1996
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(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Mike Hanna) The Russian threat of a resumption of an offensive against the Chechen rebels in the capital city of Grozny featured. [Russian Army General Konstantin PULIKOVSKY - (thru translator) ends negotiations; promises strikes against the rebels.] [Russian National Security Adviser General Alexander LEBED - (thru translator) opposes use of rockets and shells.] Political confusion said reigning in Moscow while President Boris Yeltsin is away visiting a vacation resort.

Hanna, Mike;
Sweeney, Fionnuala

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