Romania and Hungary 1985–90: The Soviet Perspective

  • Mariana Hausleitner

Abstract

When Mikhail Gorbachev came to power in 1985 he not only tried to mobilize the Soviet peoples for perestroika, he also attempted to strengthen the relations of the Soviet Union with the East European states. His objective was to establish greater cohesion in the alliance and thereby attempt a process of coordinated reforms in the Eastern bloc.1

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Communist Party Central Committee Socialist Country East European Country Warsaw Pact 
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