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Russia-Belarus Treaty #415505

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 02, 1997
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The signing of a treaty between for Soviet bloc nations Russia and Belarus reported; scenes shown of clashes in Minsk, Belarus, where some Belarussians fear the loss of sovereignty.

(Moscow: Betsy Aaron) The Russia-Belarus union examined; scenes shown of the signing ceremonies in Moscow. [Russian President Boris YELTSIN, Belarus President Alexander LUKASHENKO - (thru translator) comment on the agreement.] [Russian Parliament member Grigory YAVLINSKY; Gennady SELEZNYOV (thru translator) - react to the new union.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The United States view of the treaty and the strained relationship between the United States and Belarus after an exchange of diplomat expulsions reported.

Aaron, Betsy;
Woodruff, Judy

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