Ceausescu hailed

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Bucharest (AP) - About 200 Romanians gathered yesterday to place a new headstone at the grave of the Communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and mourn him on what would have been his 75th birthday.

At the nondescript grave in Ghencea cemetery, generally accepted as Ceausescu's burial site, they replaced a simple headstone with an ornate one featuring a red Communist star and an inscription hailing Ceausescu, who was executed on Christmas Day, 1989, at the height of the Romanian revolution, as a 'great hero'.