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Unformatted text preview: anniversary of the founding of the GDR; protests; led Honecker to resign and he was replaced by Egon Krenz; on November 8 th , the entire Politburo resigned -October 1990: East and West Germany reunited -West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl IV. Czechoslovakia-Gustav Husák -January 1977: “Charter 77” -Václav Havel -Czech Civic Forum and Slovak Public Against Violence -December 1989: Havel was elevated to the presidency – a “velvet revolution” -January 1993: Czech and Slovak parts established separate republics –the “Velvet Divorce” V. Romania-Nicolae Ceausescu -Securitate : Romanian secret police -December 1989: opposition first in Timisoara -Christmas Day 1989: Ceausescu and his wife executed -May 1990: National Salvation Front came to power, headed by Ion Iliescu 2 VI. Aftermath C. THE “BREAKUP” OF YUGOSLAVIA-Slobodan Milosevic -Bosniaks in Srebrenica -1995: Dayton Agreement...
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- Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Pope John Paul II, Erich Honecker, Lech Walesa -Stanislaw Kania