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Russia / Chechnya / Hostage Crisis / Video #714073

CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 08, 2002
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Jill Dougherty) A look inside the Moscow, Russia, theater that was taken over by Chechen rebels presented; scenes shown from the play, the hostage takeover, emergency cell phone calls translated, of hostage relatives outside, of the Chechens, the special forces attacking the theater & the chaos after the gassing. [Released hostage Dr. Vladislav PONAMARYEV†- says you cannot imagine that reality.] [HOSTAGE, two RELATIVES, Chechen LEADER, journalist Anna POLITKOVSKAYA†- {thru translator} describe what happened.] How Russians are viewing the rescue operation & the use of the gas that killed hostages & hostage takers now discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Dougherty, Jill

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