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October 6, 1990 | From Associated Press
Sergei G. Lapin, a former diplomat and journalist who told U.S. correspondents during the Watergate scandal that the story was not worth reporting in the Soviet Union, died Thursday, according to state television. He was 78. In a career that spanned six decades, Lapin served as head of two of the most powerful Soviet media organizations--the Gostelradio television and radio agency and the official Soviet news agency Tass. "Sergei Georgiyevich Lapin put all his strength and heart into all this.
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October 6, 1990 | From Associated Press
Sergei G. Lapin, a former diplomat and journalist who told U.S. correspondents during the Watergate scandal that the story was not worth reporting in the Soviet Union, died Thursday, according to state television. He was 78. In a career that spanned six decades, Lapin served as head of two of the most powerful Soviet media organizations--the Gostelradio television and radio agency and the official Soviet news agency Tass. "Sergei Georgiyevich Lapin put all his strength and heart into all this.
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May 31, 1985 | From Associated Press
Turner Broadcasting System, which owns the 24-hour Cable News Network, says CNN will be able to exchange news and journalists with the Soviet Union under a new agreement. "CNN becomes the first American news organization to be affiliated directly with Intervision," the Eastern Bloc consortium of television systems, the Atlanta-based broadcasting system announced. TBS Chairman Ted Turner signed the one-year agreement in Moscow this week with Sergei Lapin, chairman of the U.S.S.R.
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