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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 03, 2000
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Moscow: John Palmer) President Clinton's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the United States missile defense plan against small-scale nuclear missiles featured; scenes shown of the two men shaking hands in Moscow. [In interview, PUTIN - (thru translator) wants to combine efforts so the anti-ballistic missile treaty will not be destroyed.] [On Thursday, National Security Adviser Samuel BERGER - says the system is directed at Iraq or North Korea, who may acquire long-range missiles.] [CLINTON - calls for a partnership with Russia.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Dana Lewis) Putin profiled; details given of his power play to coalesce administration of the chaotic nation. [Political analyst Vyacheslav NIKONOV - says Putin feels he has a better alternative.] [USA- Canada Institution Sergei ROGOV - says there is very little law and order in Russia.] [Russian trade minister German GREF - (thru translator) comments on Russia.] [Journalist Vladimir POSNER - assesses Putin.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Topics for tomorrow's Meet the Press outlined.

Lewis, Dana;
Palmer, John;
Seigenthaler, John

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