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USSR / Gorbachev-Yeltsin Partnership #582935

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 03, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Bob Abernethy) President Mikhail Gorbachev and Russian President Boris Yeltsin's developing partnership featured. Yeltsin said to berate Gorbachev for indecision and bad judgement leading up to the coup and praise Gorbachev for becoming a new man; Gorbachev said to appeal for unity. Demonstrators fearing Russian dominance shown in the Ukraine. [YELTSIN - (thru translator) says the Russian state will never be an empire or a big brother, but will be an equal among equals.] Yeltsin reported to be moving Ukraine's nuclear weapons to Russia. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) comments.] Yeltsin reported to be dominant member of Gorbachev-Yeltsin partnership.

Abernethy, Bob;
Brokaw, Tom

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