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June 28, 1988
About 40,000 Hungarians--with tacit official approval--demonstrated in Budapest against Romanian plans to raze 7,000 villages in the biggest independent rally since the 1956 Hungarian revolution. Among the villages to be destroyed under a resettlement program ordered by Romania are ancient Hungarian and Saxon settlements in Transylvania, an area bordering Hungary in which about 2 million ethnic Hungarians live.
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November 18, 1989 | From Time Wire Services
Romania has sealed its border with reformist Hungary, Budapest Radio reported Friday night. "Information received so far confirms that nowhere along the Hungarian-Romanian border can the frontier be crossed," the radio said. The development highlighted Romania's increasing isolation within Eastern Europe, swept by reformist winds that hard-line Romanian Communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu is resisting.
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November 18, 1989 | From Time Wire Services
Romania has sealed its border with reformist Hungary, Budapest Radio reported Friday night. "Information received so far confirms that nowhere along the Hungarian-Romanian border can the frontier be crossed," the radio said. The development highlighted Romania's increasing isolation within Eastern Europe, swept by reformist winds that hard-line Romanian Communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu is resisting.
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June 28, 1988
About 40,000 Hungarians--with tacit official approval--demonstrated in Budapest against Romanian plans to raze 7,000 villages in the biggest independent rally since the 1956 Hungarian revolution. Among the villages to be destroyed under a resettlement program ordered by Romania are ancient Hungarian and Saxon settlements in Transylvania, an area bordering Hungary in which about 2 million ethnic Hungarians live.
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