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  • Mongolia
    Tuesday Jan 2, 1990

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    Mongolian Democratic Union began distributing Leaflets

    Mongolia
    Tuesday Jan 2, 1990

    On 2 January 1990, Mongolian Democratic Union began distributing leaflets calling for a democratic revolution. When the government did not comply with this and later, more aggressive demands, demonstrations occurred.




  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Sunday Jan 14, 1990

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    The Protesters Met on Square In Front of Lenin Museum

    Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Sunday Jan 14, 1990

    On 14 January 1990, the protesters, having grown from three hundred to some 1,000, met on square in front of Lenin Museum which was named as Freedom Square since then in Ulaanbaatar.




  • Sukhbaatar Square, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Sunday Jan 21, 1990

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    Sükhbaatar Square demonstration

    Sukhbaatar Square, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Sunday Jan 21, 1990

    A demonstration on Sükhbaatar Square on 21 January (in weather of -30 C) followed the Freedom Square demonstration.




  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Sunday Mar 4, 1990

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    The MDU and Three Other Reform Organizations Held a Joint Outdoor Mass Meeting

    Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Sunday Mar 4, 1990

    After numerous demonstrations of many thousands of people in the capital city as well as provincial centers, on 4 March 1990, the MDU and three other reform organizations held a joint outdoor mass meeting, inviting the government to attend. The government sent no representative to what became a demonstration of over 100,000 people demanding democratic change.




  • Sükhbaatar Square, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Wednesday Mar 7, 1990

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    Democratic Union Launched a Hunger Strike

    Sükhbaatar Square, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Wednesday Mar 7, 1990

    On March 7, 1990, on Sükhbaatar Square, Democratic Union launched a hunger strike of ten urging that the communists to resign. Hunger strikers number increased and thousands supported them. Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party(MPRP) (present Mongolian People's Party)'s Politburo – the authority of the government eventually gave way to the pressure and entered into negotiations with the leaders of the democratic movement Mongolian Democratic Union.




  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Friday Mar 9, 1990

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    Jambyn Batmönkh Decided to Dissolve The Politburo and To Resign

    Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Friday Mar 9, 1990

    Jambyn Batmönkh, chairman of Politburo of MPRP's Central Committee decided to dissolve the Politburo and to resign on 9 March 1990. Behind the scenes, however, the MPRP had seriously considered cracking down on the protesters, writing a decree that was left to be signed by the party leader Jambyn Batmönkh.




  • Mongolia
    Sunday Jul 29, 1990

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    Mongolia's first free multi-party elections

    Mongolia
    Sunday Jul 29, 1990

    Following the 1990 Democratic Revolution in Mongolia, Mongolia's first free, multi-party elections for a bicameral parliament were held on 29 July 1990.


  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Monday Sep 3, 1990

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    The People's Great Khural (upper house) First Met

    Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Monday Sep 3, 1990

    The People's Great Khural (upper house) first met on 3 September and elected a president (MPRP), vice president (Social Democrat), prime minister (MPRP), and 50 members to the Baga Hural (lower house). The vice president was also chairman of the Baga Khural.


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