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Chronicle 1985

  • January 
  • February 
  • March 
  • April 
  • May 
  • June 
  • July

    • 2 July


      Eduard Shevardnadze succeeds Andrei Gromyko as Foreign Minister of the Soviet Union; Gromyko becomes chairman of the Supreme Soviet.
    • 5 July


      Agreement concluded between West Germany and the GDR on raising the interest-free overdraft ("swing") for the GDR from 600 million to 800 million marks.
    • 31 July


      The removal of mines on the inner-German border is completed. The mines are replaced by enhanced electronic border security measures: the "Grenz- und Signalzaun II" ("Border and Signal Fence II") or the "Grenzzaun I/83" ("Border Fence I/83"). more
  • August 
  • September 
  • November 
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