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Russia / Nuclear Weapons / Yeltsin #587003

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 12, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Meeting of Secretary of State James Baker and Russian foreign minister Andrei Kozyrev to work on an agreement to cut nuclear weapons reported; scenes shown from London. Report introduced.

(Moscow: Bob Abernethy) First anniversary of Russian President Boris Yeltsin's election featured; scenes shown from Moscow of Yeltsin's day and a Communist protest against his policies. [YELTSIN - (thru translator) talks about a partnership with the US.] Russia's needs for Western aid, arms agreements and economic reform outlined; poll on Russians' views outlined. [YELTSIN - (thru translator) points out there has been no bloodshed.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Acknowledgement by Yeltsin that American flyers shot down in the 1950s may still be held prisoner noted.

Abernethy, Bob;
Brokaw, Tom

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