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Yugoslavia / Kosovo / Russia #430448

CNN Evening News for Monday, May 24, 1999
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Jill Dougherty) The impact of NATO's bombing campaign against Yugoslavia on the US-Russian relationship examined; details given of Russia's role in shuttle diplomacy over Kosovo. [Russian special envoy Viktor CHERNOMYRDIN - (thru translator) says the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) air strikes will not improve US-Russian relations.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Belgrade: Walter Rodgers) NATO's heavy attacks on Yugoslav electrical plants featured; scenes shown from a Belgrade hospital. [DOCTOR - expresses anger about the loss of power.] [UN humanitarian envoy Sergio VIERRA de MELLO - says the interviews with displaced Kosovars confirm the stories.] [CHERNOMYRDIN - (thru translator) says Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic remains in control.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The continued flight of Kosovar refugees into Macedonia and Albania reported; scenes shown of the new arrivals.

Dougherty, Jill;
Rodgers, Walter;
Woodruff, Judy

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