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  • January 26, 1990

    Poland: Communists Struggle fro Political Survival

    An analysis of Poland Communist Party reforms to bolster their success in forthcoming local elections.

  • January 26, 1990

    Austrian Foreign Ministry, '[Excerpt] East German Report on Modrow’s visit to Vienna on 26 January 1990'

    The document relays a conversation between East German and Austrian officials about Austria's commitment to potential reunification. The document addresses the possibility in two parts. The first half focuses on leniency with travel and economic reforms including visa-less travel and potential car taxes. The second part focuses on the greater European Cold War balance and addresses topics such as disarmament and inter-bloc cooperation.

  • January 26, 1990

    Discussion of the German Question at a Private Meeting in the Office of the CPSU CC General Secretary

    In a conversation recorded by Chernyaev, Gorbachev candidly discusses the political situation in East and West Germany, the weakness of the Socialist Unity Party (SED), and the Soviet strategy for managing German reunification.

  • January 27, 1990

    Bulgaria: Reform Leaders Battle Hardliners

    An analysis of the break down of a National Assembly session after disputes within the Communist Party.An analysis of the break down of a National Assembly session after disputes within the Communist Party.

  • January 27, 1990

    Romania: Challenges to Ruling Front Mounting

    An analysis of the National Salvation Front's struggles for legitimacy amidst growing public discontent.

  • January 27, 1990

    National Intelligence Daily for Saturday, 27 January 1990

    The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for 27 January 1990 describes the latest developments in the Soviet Union, Germanys, Panama, Romania, Bulgaria, Poland and South Korea.

  • January 29, 1990

    Romania: Front Rebuffs Opposition Challenge

    An analysis of the retreat of opposition protestors following intimidation by the National Salvation Front.

  • January 29, 1990

    National Intelligence Daily for Monday, 29 January 1990

    The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for Monday, 29 January 1990 describes the latest developments in USSR, Azerbaijan, Romania, India, Ethiopia and Namibia.

  • January 30, 1990

    Germanys: Early Election Forcing Pace of Unity Debate

    An analysis of advances in East German elections which have sped-up the reunification agenda.

  • January 30, 1990

    Romania: Securitate Back in Business

    An analysis of persistent opposition demonstrations and the National Salvation Front's decision to increase the role of the Securitate.

  • January 30, 1990

    USSR: Potential for Unrest Growing in Moldavia

    An analysis of movements for autonomy in Moldavia and growing concern in Moscow.

  • January 30, 1990

    The East German Election and Soviet Troop Withdrawals

    An analysis of the potential results of East German elections and East and West German calls for Soviet and Allied troop reductions.

  • January 30, 1990

    Memorandum of Conversation Foreign Ministers Alois Mock (Austria) and Oskar Fischer (GDR), Vienna

    The document is an agenda of a meeting between Austrian Foreign Minister Mock and the Eastern German Foreign Minister Fischer. The talking points include visa requirements, car taxes, German reunification, the CSCE, Austria's neutrality policy, and a potential European Confederation.

  • January 31, 1990

    South Africa Defence Force, 'Programme for Dismantling of Weapons'

    General Geldenhuys clarifies the South African Defence Force's Command and Control Procedures for removal of weapons from weapon vaults.

  • February 01, 1990

    USSR: Estonian Nationalism on the Rise

    An analysis of growing Estonian nationalism and Communist efforts to bolster Party support.

  • February, 1990

    Round Two Negotiations on Working Out an Agreement About the Guiding Principles of a Mutual Reduction of Armed Forces and a Strengthening of Confidence in the Military Field in the Soviet-Chinese Border Region

    This chart graphically compares the PRC's and Soviet positions on the reduction of armed forces through the determination of specific geographical zones, as well as the reduction of the amount of military equipment and facilities in the border regions.

  • February 02, 1990

    Bulgaria: Prime Minster, Cabinet Resign

    An analysis of the resignations of the Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers and their effects on the Bulgarian political climate.

  • February 02, 1990

    National Intelligence Daily for Friday, 2 February 1990

    The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for 2 February 1990 describes the latest developments in German unification, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Arab States, Vietnam, and the Soviet Union.

  • February 03, 1990

    Hungary: Moscow Agrees to Withdraw All Troops

    An analysis of the complete removal of Soviet troops and its potential effects on Hungarian elections.

  • February 03, 1990

    USSR: Estonians Call for Independence Negotiations

    An analysis of Estonian movements for independence.