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These protests were such a tragedy, the protesters legitimately believed that these protests would lead to change. The Soviet Union began a policy of Glasnost meaning there would be more openness within the country and more criticism of the government would be allowed without severe repercussions. Theses protesters believed a similar thing could happen in China. The Chinese government also payed attention to the Soviet Union’s changes, however,m they viewed them as a fatal error that would weaken the communist party. Therefore, the Chinese government were resolved to make sure there would be no change.
I’ve never seen this particular picture- only the ones with tancs.
This makes one so much sadder…
How many of them survived?