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1989
WORLD STAGE
North Korea

Mikhail Gorbachev, Last Leader of Soviet Union and Kim Jong-Il, Supreme Leader North Korea
North Korea Begins to Lose Long-Standing Support from USSR

As Soviet control of the communist governments begins to weaken, the security guarantees and economic support provided North Korea for nearly 45 years begin to erode.