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Russia / Political Standoff / Yeltsin / Pickering Interview #595366

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 25, 1993
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Bob Abernethy) Day five of the power play between Russian President Boris Yeltsin and his opponents in parliament featured; scenes shown from Moscow, where the hard-liners and Communists demonstrated and mocked Yeltsin and of troops outside the White House. [Parliamentary guard Colonel Alexander MARKOV - (thru translator) comments.] Vice president Aleksandr Rutskoi said appealing for support from the army.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Interview held with United States ambassador to Russia Thomas Pickering. [PICKERING - comments on his recent talk with Yeltsin about the standoff and the issue of right and wrong with regard to the constitution.]

Abernethy, Bob;
Williams, Brian

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