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Jaruzelski

Wojciech . born 1923, Polish statesman and soldier; prime minister (1981--85); head of state 1985--90 (as president from 1989)
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Paczkowski also argues that communist dictator Wojciech Jaruzelski (whose own early connections to the Soviet military intelligence and its Warsaw counterpart are once again curiously omitted, 74) introduced martial law under Soviet pressure, but that this was his decision and design.
Warsaw, Poland :Poland's communist-era dictator General Wojciech Jaruzelski has been hospitalised for at least a week, a spokesman said Thursday, as the country commemorated his 1981 military crackdown.
Poles had to stomach a transition period with the much-reviled Wojciech Jaruzelski as president in 1989.
Who replaced General Wojciech Jaruzelski as president of Poland in 1990?
The Round Table, aimed at giving opposition groups a role in governing the country, was called into being by Wojciech Jaruzelski, the general who had declared martial law in 1981 and suppressed Solidarity.
Brutally suppressed by the imposition of martial law by Communist General Wojciech Jaruzelski (December 13, 1981), the Solidarity movement went underground and endured until the collapse of Soviet rule in 1989.
They gathered momentum after a summer of labour strikes, when Poland's communist chief, General Wojciech Jaruzelski, concluded that the country's economic troubles were too grim to face alone.
They gathered momentum after a summer of labor strikes, when Poland's communist chief, General Wojciech Jaruzelski, concluded that the country's economic troubles were too grim to face alone.
The affair sheds light on the new lines that have been drawn on Poland's political battlefield, with those who once made common cause against the Communist regime in the 1970s and 1980s splitting into two increasingly hostile camps and engaging in vitriolic exchanges that almost sideline those who justify the imposition of martial law, like General Wojciech Jaruzelski, who appeared on TV screens in 1981 to announce that he was 'now in charge'.
After a coup by General Wojciech Jaruzelski against Solidarity in December 1981, Bronislaw Geremek was imprisoned for two and a half years with the other leaders of the movement.
This paper kept the movement alive after Polish Communist leader, Wojciech Jaruzelski, decapitated the leadership with arrests of 10,000 men and 1,000 women and imposed martial law on December 13, 1981.
* On August 24, 1989, in Poland, the Soviet puppet regime of General Wojciech Jaruzelski fell.