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USSR / Dissidents' Trials #89036

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 16, 1984
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(Studio) Delay in Moscow trial of USSR dissident Olga Medvekova reported; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Moscow, USSR ) Govt.-choreographed anti-US peace demonstrations shown, discussed; government's response to independent peace orgs. such as Group for Trust formed by Sergei Batovrin described. [BATOVRIN - recalls imprisonment in mental hospital.] Sentence given co-founder Oleg Regzinski reviewed; photos shown. [Olga MEDVEKOVA - describes police response to efforts of Group for Trust members to witness Regzinski's trial.] Police arrest of film crew during interview with Medvekova shown, discussed.
REPORTER: Bob Zelnick

Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob

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