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  • Russia
    Sunday Mar 4, 1990

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Elections for the Congress of People's Deputies of Russia

    Russia
    Sunday Mar 4, 1990

    On March 4, 1990, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic held elections for the Congress of People's Deputies of Russia. Boris Yeltsin was elected, representing Sverdlovsk, garnering 72 percent of the vote.




  • Petrova Gora, Serbia
    Sunday Mar 4, 1990

    Croatian War of Independence

    50,000 Serbs rallied at Tuđman

    Petrova Gora, Serbia
    Sunday Mar 4, 1990

    On 4 March 1990, 50,000 Serbs rallied at Petrova Gora and shouted negative remarks aimed at Tuđman, chanted "This is Serbia", and expressed support for Milošević.




  • 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.




  • Baghdad, Iraq
    Thursday Mar 8, 1990

    Iran–Iraq War

    Withdrawing The Iranian ambassador From Iraq

    Baghdad, Iraq
    Thursday Mar 8, 1990

    On 8 March 1980, Iran announced it was withdrawing its ambassador from Iraq, downgraded its diplomatic ties to the charge d'affaires level, and demanded that Iraq do the same. The following day, Iraq declared Iran's ambassador persona non-grata, and demanded his withdrawal from Iraq by 15 March.




  • 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.




  • Estonia
    Sunday Mar 25, 1990

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Voted to split

    Estonia
    Sunday Mar 25, 1990

    On March 25, 1990, the Estonian Communist Party voted to split from the CPSU after a six-month transition.


  • Estonia
    Friday Mar 30, 1990

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Estonia as an independent state

    Estonia
    Friday Mar 30, 1990

    On March 30, 1990, the Estonian Supreme Council declared the Soviet occupation of Estonia since World War II to be illegal and began reestablishing Estonia as an independent state.


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