Tanks on the streets of Bucharest during the Romanian revolution, 1989
A young Afghan boy observing an unexploded bomb dropped by Russian forces in the Soviet Afghan War, July 1989
The original photo can be found here: https://archive.org/details/amrc_198907_cna_00685_021
I restored the photo myself in photoshop, comparison here for those interested: https://imgsli.com/Mjk0Mg
This image is part of a massive collection of photos from the Soviet Afghan War, many taken from the perspective of the Mujaheddin. The collection can be found in it’s entirety (40,000+ photos) here: (Warning, Gore) https://archive.org/details/afghanmediaresourcecenter
EDIT: Correction, this is a rocket, not a bomb.
The Aftermath Of The Tiananmen Square Massacre, 4 June 1989
Romanian Revolution (December 1989):
anti-Communist civilian fighter, armed with a Kalashnikov AK-47,
chases the supposedly Securitate secret police agents loyal to the
- A group of
anti-Communist civilian fighters, and a a Romanian soldier supporting
them, shelter behind an armoured personnel carrier from sniper fire,
shot by the supposedly Securitate secret police agents.
Photos of Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan in 1989.