Photos Of The Day: The 1989 Romanian Revolution

A Romanian soldier holds a machine gun while on guard outside the House of the People days after the December 1989 uprising, which marked the end of dictator Nicolae Ceausescu’s rule:

parliament house

Security forces holding talks with Romanians following the execution of Ceausescu to see where to go next:

meeting after death of Ceausescu

Discussing the future:

Bucharest 1989 Romanian Revolution

Photos by Patrick Durand and Patrick Robert.

For more on Romania’s 1989 Revolution, I have an extensive post here.

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