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USSR / Economy / Gorbachev #572038

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 26, 1990
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(Studio: Jane Pauley) Issuing of series of decrees by President Mikhail Gorbachev, including one permitting full foreign ownership of Soviet companies, reported.

(Moscow: Bob Abernethy) Grumblings in USSR examined; scenes shown from Ukraine, where Soviet coal miners voted to form a trade union independent of any government, and from Moldavia, where government declared a state of emergency in region where Turkish minority wants to become independent. Kazakhstan noted becoming 14th republic to declare itself independent or sovereign. Gorbachev shown visiting Madrid, Spain, while seeking aid to bail out his nation's failing economy. [University of London Martin McCAULEY - discusses political breakdowns following economic problems.]

Abernethy, Bob;
Pauley, Jane

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