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Ukraine / Election Crisis / Yushchenko Poisoning / US-Russian Relations #773799

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 12, 2004
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(London: Pat Dawson) The confirmation that Ukrainian opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko was poisoned with dioxin during the presidential election campaign featured; scenes shown from Kiev. [YUSHCHENKO - {thru translator} says the regime in power is living its last days.] [Rudolfinerhaus clinic director Dr. Michael ZIMPFER†- {thru translator} says we have diagnosed the poisoning as third-party involvement.] [In Kiev, UKRAINIAN - {thru translator} blames the government.] Russian President Vladimir Putin†'s aggressive support of the ruling party & its candidate Viktor Yanukovytch & the status of the US-Russian relationship noted. [Former national security adviser Brent SCOWCROFT†, Council on Foreign Relations James GOLDGEIER†- offer views on the Russian-US relationship.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Dawson, Pat

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