April 1989

  • 5
    Poland: The Round Table talks come to the end; an agreement is signed stipulating, inter alia, legalisation of the “Solidarity” (“Solidarność”) and organisation of partially free parliamentary elections.
  • 9
    Soviet Union: Military special forces brutally disperse an independence demonstration of Georgians in Tbilisi; 19 people are killed.
  • 17
    Poland: Re-registration of the Independent Self-Governing Trade Union “Solidarity” (Niezależny Samorządny Związek Zawodowy “Solidarność”).
  • 25
    Hungary: The Soviet Army starts to withdraw.