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In Depth (Russian Election) #612879

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 12, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Boris Yeltsin shown celebrating Russian Independence Day. The upcoming election between Yeltsin and Communist Gennadi Zyuganov featured; scenes shown of the other candidates.

(Moscow: John Dancy) Two different Russian families and their lives presented. [Yurina YURSHIMA - says the vegetables are better looking and pineapples were never available before; says she will vote for Yeltsin.] [Tasha ILESAVA - complains about the prices of bread; prefers government control; says she will vote Communist; complains about her pension living.] [Yurina's son SASHA - says he likes being able to get more money for working hard.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Yeltsin said ahead of Zyuganov in the latest poll.

Brokaw, Tom;
Dancy, John

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