Soviet National Evening News

The Soviet news program “TV Inform,” replaced the regularly scheduled Soviet news program, reportedly for the first time in 23… read more

The Soviet news program “TV Inform,” replaced the regularly scheduled Soviet news program, reportedly for the first time in 23 years. The newscast “TV Inform” carried the news on the day’s events in the Soviet Union, including coverage of the Soviet parliament. During the parliament session, Soviet President Gorbachev criticized Russian President Yeltsin’s retention of central powers of the state which he acquired during the failed coup by Communist hard-liners. In addition, representatives from the Soviet government flew to the Ukraine to urge Ukrainian leaders to retain some form of unity with the main Soviet administration. The announcer for “TV Inform” said the country was entering a new world, and the dictatorship of television ended with the failed coup. Translation from the Russian is by voice over. close

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Soviet National Evening News

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Program ID:
20915-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Broadcast
Location:
Moscow, U.S.S.R.
First Aired:
Aug 28, 1991
Last Aired:
Sep 1, 1991

Airing Details

  • Aug 28, 1991 | 8:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 29, 1991 | 1:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 29, 1991 | 8:50am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 01, 1991 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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