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World War II / Bush's European Visit / Latvia & Russia #789282

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 06, 2005
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) The start of President Bush's visit to Europe to commemorate the end of World War II sixty years ago noted; scenes shown from Riga, Latvia.

(Riga, Latvia: Terry Moran) The fierce controversy in Eastern Europe that could deepen the rift between Bush & Russian President Vladimir Putin† examined; details given of the legacy of World War II when the Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania & Estonia were taken over by the USSR at the war's end. [On Lithuania TV, BUSH - says the leaders of the Baltics are upset.] [Latvian President Vaira VIKE-FREIBERGA†- says Russia is lying.]

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Moran, Terry

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