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US-USSR Relations / Defector #532297

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 15, 1983
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(Studio) Current status of standoff between United States and USSR over Soviet youth Andrei Berezhkov's alleged desire to defect outlined.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [Acting USSR ambassador Oleg SOKOLOV - insists on unhindered departure for Berezhkov and family.] FBI's efforts to monitor Berezhkov's movement noted hampered by their lack of identification; details given. [State Department spokesperson Alan ROMBERG - claims United States is acting legally.] Demonstration in front of Soviet embassy today in support of Berezhkov and protesting Afghanistan mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: Fred Francis

Francis, Fred;
Mudd, Roger

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