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Russia / Albright Visit / NATO Expansion #757188

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Feb 20, 1997
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(London: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Steve Hurst) Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s meetings with Russian officials to ease their concerns about NATO’s plans to expand featured; scenes shown of Albright walking in Moscow and chatting via the Internet with schoolchildren around the world; details given about President Boris Yeltsin’s opposition to the expansion. [ALBRIGHT – comments on the meetings with Russia’s Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin†† & Foreign Minister Yevgeny Primakov††.] [Russian parliament member Alexei ARBATOV†- says NATO expansion would be the largest blunder in Western policy towards Russia.] [On the street, two Moscow RESIDENTS – offer views.] Yeltsin’s health noted.

Bowker, Hilary;
Hurst, Steve

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