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USSR / Ethnic Unrest / Armenia-Azerbaijan Dispute / Baltic Republics #559918

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 26, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Contradictory stmts. from Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov and Soviet foreign minister spokesperson about death toll from ethnic unrest in Azerbaijan reported Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Sandy Gilmour) Efforts by Mikhail Gorbachev to handle ethnic nationalism problem in USSR outlined; scenes shown of protest in Tallinn, Estonia. [ESTONIAN - wants sovereignty.] Protests by Lithuanians against proposed constitutional changes and by Latvians for independent noted; scenes shown. Coverage of unrest in Azerbaijan and Armenia by Soviet media discussed; scenes shown from Soviet TV.

Chung, Connie;
Gilmour, Sandy

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