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Share Your Memories Of 1989

Romanian President Nicolae Ceausescu delivers his last public speech in Bucharest on December 21, 1989.
It was a year of momentous change across Eastern Europe -- the collapse of communism from East Germany to Romania, Czechoslovakia to Bulgaria.

RFE/RL wants to know where you were, what you were doing, and what you were thinking back then, as well as your thoughts today looking back at the changes that the events of 1989 inspired.

Share your memories with us and with the world in this forum.

We'd also like for you to share your photographs and videos of that turbulent time.

Send them via e-mail to and we may publish them on our website.

Thanks for participating.