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Romanian revolution from 1989

Romanian revolution from 1989

Romanian revolution from 1989

On 22nd of December, after a week-long series of increasingly violent riots and fighting started on 16th of December in Timisoara and continued in Bucharest, Arad, Sibiu, Brasov, Cluj-Napoca, Ion Iliescu had became the President of Romania. The events from late December 1989 overthrew the Government of Nicolae Ceausescu. After a trial, Ceausescu and his wife Elena were executed on 25th of December. Romania was the only Eastern Bloc country to overthrow its government forcefully or to execute its leaders.

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