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Russia / Yeltsin's Health #410251

CNN Evening News for Monday, Sep 23, 1996
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Eileen O'Connor) The medical crossroads for Russian President Boris Yeltsin, who faces heart surgery, featured; scenes shown of US surgeon Dr. Dennis DeBakey with his one-time student Russian cardiac surgeon Dr. Renat Akchurin, who will perform the operation. [DeBAKEY, AKCHURIN, Yeltsin's daughter Tatyana OYACHENKO, four Russian PEOPLE (thru translator) - comment on Yeltsin's medical condition.] The question of whether or not Yeltsin is too sick to run the country examined.

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The drop in Russia's trading system index in response to concerns about Yeltsin's health noted.

O'Connor, Eileen;
Shaw, Bernard

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