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Russia / Politics / Yeltsin's Referendum #592487

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 25, 1993
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(Moscow: Garrick Utley) Vote of confidence in Russian President Boris Yeltsin as evidenced by early returns in the referendum featured; scenes shown of balloting. [Two VOTERS - (thru translator) comment.]

(Moscow: Bob Abernethy) Exit poll findings and their significance for Yeltsin, especially the support for economic reform, examined.

(Moscow: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Yekaterinburg, Russia: Jim Maceda) The voting turnout in Yeltsin's home turf of Yekaterinburg, Russia, and the significance of the overwhelming support for him examined; scenes shown from this industrial center. [Two RESIDENTS - (thru translator) complain.] [Voting COUPLE - (thru translator) back the new order.]

(Moscow: Garrick Utley) Interview held with Yeltsin adviser Sergei Stankevich. [STANKEVICH - says the preliminary results indicate the president will now have a mandate from the people for reform.]

Abernethy, Bob;
Maceda, Jim;
Utley, Garrick

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