15 January 1999 The year 1989 will be emblazoned in this century for the greatest outbreak of democracy the world has ever seen. It was a year of tumultuous social change, the shattering of paradigms, and the overthrow of the social order, as communist regimes toppled from Poland to Romania. It was the dissolution of […]

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