Ceausecu Deposed in Romania
 

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Ceausecu Deposed in Romania
In the only bloody revolt in Eastern Europe, Romanian strongman, Nicole Ceausecu was deposed. The Romanian secret service fired on demonstrators, but before long regular army troops turned on member of the Securiat, resulting in a brief civil war, and the ouster of the regime. Ceausecu was tried and executed within days. He was the only former Communist leader of Eastern Europe to meet such a fate.