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Yugoslavia / Kosovo / NATO Bombing / Russia #429993

CNN Evening News for Monday, Apr 12, 1999
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Belgrade: Alessio Vinci) NATO's missile bombing of a passenger train on a bridge and a car factory featured; scenes shown of the wrecked train near Leskovac, Yugoslavia and the plant in Kragujevac, Yugoslavia.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) NATO's defense of its bombing campaign against Yugoslavia featured; cockpit video shown. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) spokesman Jamie SHEA - regrets collateral damage.] [Air Force Major General Charles WALD - says the air campaign is working.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) policy meeting in Brussels, Belgium, to consider an international protected status for Kosovo reported.

(White House: Wolf Blitzer) White House concern that members of Congress might speak out against the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) campaign in Kosovo examined; details given of the Republican position. The judge's finding of contempt against President Clinton in the Paula Jones case discussed.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Protests in Moscow, Russia, against the NATO bombing campaign shown.

(State Department: Ralph Begleiter) Russia's position on Yugoslavia reviewed; details given of Russia's motives for working against or with the West. [Center for Strategic and International Studies Janusz BUGAJSKI - says Russia has played a destructive role by hinting it would intervene.] [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - comments on Russia.] [Former assistant Secretary of State Toby GATI - hopes a more constructive relationship with Russia will come out of this.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) United Nations estimates on the number of refugees leaving Kosovo cited.

(Kukes, Albania: Catherine Bond) The separated families of Kosovo featured; scenes shown from Kukes, Albania, of the refugees expelled by Serb forces. [REFUGEE - talks about separation from his brother.] [UNHCR Clementine NKWE-MUMA - says the people are traumatized by the experience.]

Begleiter, Ralph;
Blitzer, Wolf;
Bond, Catherine;
McIntyre, Jamie;
Vinci, Alessio;
Woodruff, Judy

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