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Russia / Media Tycoon Arrest #435597

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 14, 2000
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(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Report introduced.

(White House: Major Garrett) The arrest in Russia of media tycoon Vladimir Gusinsky that may be linked to President Vladimir Putin's repression of the media examined; details given of fears of anti-Semitism. [President CLINTON - defends the free press.] [Gusinsky attorney Pavel ASTAKHOV - (thru translator) describes the arrest procedure.] [PUTIN - (thru translator) comments.] [Representative Curt WELDON - says American business people wonder if they will be next.]

(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Promise from Putin to look into Gusinsky's arrest when he returns from Germany noted.

Garrett, Major;
Meserve, Jeanne

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