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December 29, 1989 | RONE TEMPEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Secret police serving fallen dictator Nicolae Ceausescu were deeply suspicious of new Romanian leader Ion Iliescu and his connections with the Soviet Union months before the popular uprising that toppled the regime, according to interviews with former political prisoners here.
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December 31, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
This nation's new leadership, pressing ahead with its program of democratic reforms, Saturday lifted a ban on contacts with foreigners and on the holding of foreign currency. The latest break with the nation's isolationist and totalitarian past came amid new evidence of widespread support for the provisional government. A survey published Saturday in a leading Bucharest newspaper said 97% of Romanians believe their lives will improve under the new leadership.
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December 31, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
This nation's new leadership, pressing ahead with its program of democratic reforms, Saturday lifted a ban on contacts with foreigners and on the holding of foreign currency. The latest break with the nation's isolationist and totalitarian past came amid new evidence of widespread support for the provisional government. A survey published Saturday in a leading Bucharest newspaper said 97% of Romanians believe their lives will improve under the new leadership.
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December 29, 1989 | RONE TEMPEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Secret police serving fallen dictator Nicolae Ceausescu were deeply suspicious of new Romanian leader Ion Iliescu and his connections with the Soviet Union months before the popular uprising that toppled the regime, according to interviews with former political prisoners here.
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March 20, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
The Soviet Union warned East Germany's new leaders Monday to move slowly toward unification with West Germany and reiterated that a united Germany could not be a member of NATO. But Western politicians greeted the conservative election victory in East Germany as a ringing call for rapid German unification, a triumph for West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl and a resounding defeat for communism. Soviet Foreign Ministry spokesman Gennady I.
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