The Execution of the Ceauşescus
On December 25th 1989, Nicolae and Elena Ceauşescu were executed by firing squad.
It was the end of one of the most repressive regimes in former communist eastern Europe.
Petre Roman took part in the revolution that overthrew the Ceauşescus and became the country's first democratic prime minister.
Photo: Nicolae Ceauşescu shortly before his execution.