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The Revolutions of 1989 formed part of a revolutionary wave in the late 1980s and early 1990s that resulted in the end of Communist rule in many countries throughout the world, including in Central and Eastern Europe and beyond. Wikipedia

  • Eastern Bloc

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    • The initial revolutionary events in Slovenia pre-dated the Revolutions of 1989 in Eastern Europe by almost a year, but went largely unnoticed by international observers.Slovenia-Wikipedia
    • In the following year, Gorbachev refused to interfere in the internal affairs of the Soviet satellite states, which paved the way for the Revolutions of 1989.Soviet Union-Wikipedia
    • Meanwhile, nearing the end of the 20th century, communist states in Eastern Europe collapsed precipitously, leaving liberal democracies as the only major forms of government in the West.Liberalism-Wikipedia
    • The Cold War ended during his tenure and in 1989, Warsaw Pact countries in Eastern Europe overthrew their respective Marxist-Leninist regimes.Soviet Union-Wikipedia
    • The Communist Party was forced to give up its political monopoly on 10 November 1989 under the influence of the Revolutions of 1989.Bulgaria-Wikipedia
    • The Solidarity movement heralded the collapse of communist regimes and parties across Europe.Poland-Wikipedia

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