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USSR / Republics / Reorganization #582757

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 02, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Bob Abernethy) Reorganization of the USSR featured; scenes shown from meeting of the Congress of the People's Deputies. President Mikhail Gorbachev's deal with Russian President Boris Yeltsin and other leaders of the republics said announced by Kazakhstan's president; plans for reorganization outlined on screen. [Soviet commentator Vladimir POSNER - says the republics are calling all the shots.] [Former foreign minister Eduard SHEVARDNADZE, Colonel Viktor ALKSNIS - (thru translator) comment.] Continuing fighting between Armenians and Azerbaijanis and fighting in Georgia reported; scenes shown. [GORBACHEV - says he's taking advantage of an historic chance to step up reform.]

Abernethy, Bob;
Brokaw, Tom

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