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CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 13, 1999
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Jill Dougherty) The first day of debate in the impeachment proceedings in Russia against President Boris Yeltsin featured; details given of the views of some Muscovites and of the five charges against Yeltsin. [Russian Parliament members Vadim FILIMONOV, Viktor ILYUKHIN - (thru translator) criticize Yeltsin.] The prospects that Yeltsin will be impeached, especially following his firing of Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov, noted. The question of whether Yeltsin can actually be removed from office discussed.

Dougherty, Jill;
Shaw, Bernard

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