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December 4, 1989

Minutes of Conversation between Gorbachev and Romanian Leader Ceausescu

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Minutes of Conversation between Soviet leader Michael Gorbachev and Romanian leader Nicolae Ceausescu on the status of the East European regimes and Soviet-Romanian bilateral relations. The two leaders discuss the history of Communism, the events taking place in other East European countries, the future of Romania and the Soviet Union and the nature and state of bilateral relations between the two countries.

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First published in Serban Sandulescu’s, "December ’89. The Coup D’Etat Confiscated the Romanian Revolution" (Bucharest: Omega Press Investment, 1996), pp. 283- 298. Translated in CWIHP Bulletin Nos. 12/13 by Mircea Munteanu, pp. 217-225.


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