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USSR / Bulgaria / Zhivkov and Defectors #581257

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 18, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(London: Tom Pettit) The relationship between the USSR and Bulgaria during the 1970s featured; historical scenes shown of leaders Leonid Brezhnev and Todor Zhivkov, who plotted to murder Bulgarian defectors, like Georgi Markov, who were broadcasting anti-Communist heresies. [Widow Annabel MARKOV - says regime should admit murdering her husband.] Site at which Markov was murdered by an umbrella gun shown. [KGB defector Oleg GORDIEVSKY - says KGB helped Zhivkov.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Pettit, Tom

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