Romania: Revolution of 1989

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ROMANIA, Pta. Palatului, today Pta. Revolutiei, Bucharest, 22.12.1989<br />
People rise against Ceausescu. After the Ceausescu couple has fled by helicopter around noon, protestors fill the square which originally was guarded by tanks. They aim at the Communist Party Central Committee building. Its balcony is climbed, revolutionary speeches are made. Someone has brought a picture of Timisoara where the revolution started a week earlier leaving many people killed and injured.<br />
© Andrei Pandele / EST&OST
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