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Former USSR / Western Aid / Operation Provide Hope / Gorbachev / Foreign Investments / Abortion In Siberia #584948

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 10, 1992
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(Moscow: Tom Brokaw) Arrival of Operation Provide Hope airlift of Western aid in Moscow reported; scenes shown of Secretary of State James Baker inspecting United States aid in Germany. Interview held with former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) comments on Western aid, economic reform.]

(Moscow: Bob Abernethy) Need for private foreign investment in Russia featured; things investors need which the former USSR does not have listed; scenes shown of Russian President Boris Yeltsin in Paris last week. [American developer John REUTHER - comments on working in Russia.] [US ambassador Robert STRAUSS - comments on aid, Russian government.] Mercedes investment in Moscow shop noted.

(Moscow: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Krasnojarsk, Siberia: Jim Maceda) Abortion in Siberia featured, scenes shown from hospital in Krasnojarsk, Siberia, Russia. [Hospital director Dr. Alexander STEPANENKO - comments on lack of equipment.] Russian and Siberian abortion statistics cited. [Abortion patient Lena CHERKASOVA - (thru translator) talks about her motivation for having abortion.] [Abortion patient Tatiana POLIKOVSKAYA - (thru translator) talks about pain killer.] Lack of adequate contraception noted. [Dr. Ivan EVDOCHENKO - (thru translator) talks about helping people.]

Abernethy, Bob;
Brokaw, Tom;
Maceda, Jim

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