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Russia / Chechnya Unrest / Yeltsin #726707

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Dec 11, 1994
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(Studio: Sharyl Attkisson) Report introduced.

(Grozny: Bill Gasparini) Russia's movement against the rebels in Grozny, Chechnya, featured; scenes shown of the earlier fighting.

(Studio: Sharyl Attkisson) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Tom Fenton) Russian President Boris Yeltsin's decision to send in the army to put down the rebellion in Chechnya featured; scenes shown from Chechnya, which declared its formal independence from Russia three years ago; details given of the political risks of this war for Yeltsin. [Consultant Stephen COHEN†- says this war could be a blow to democratization in Russia.]

(Studio: Sharyl Attkisson) Statement from President Clinton noted.

Attkisson, Sharyl;
Gasparini, Bill;
Fenton, Tom

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