East Germany


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Synonyms for East Germany

a republic in north central Europe on the Baltic

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But he added that ''there's a long way to go before there is true freedom and true political pluralism in East Germany.
On November 9, Krenz's politburo bowed to the inevitable and agreed to allow refugees to cross straight from East Germany into West Germany without going through Hungary, Czechoslovakia or Austria.
Bahr and Brandt's "Eastern Policy", which is called "Ostpolitik" in German, was based on the realization that East Germany could no longer be ignored and there was a need to improve ties.
Investigations concerning forced labor in the former East Germany are ongoing.
Courts in the former East Germany convicted relatively few top communist officials for their abuses, partly because of difficulties gathering evidence that could hold up.
According to the report, Rainer Wagner, chairman of the victims' group UOKG, said Ikea was just one of many companies that benefited from the use of forced prison labour in East Germany from the 1960s to 1980s.
When Hungary and the former East Germany were being organized into communist states after the end of World War II, they were supposed to win over the masses with ever-increasing levels of consumption.
The Athletes: Frank-Peter Roetsch - Biathlon, East Germany Peter Angerer - Biathlon, West Germany Karin Enke-Richter (formerly Kania) - Speed Skating, East Germany Christa Luding - Speed Skating, East Germany
RED PROMETHEUS: Engineering and Dictatorship in East Germany, 1745-1770 DOLORES L, AUGUSTINE
After the country was divided at the end of the Second World War, East Berlin became the capital of East Germany while the west part of the city - which the Queen's tour included - became a western enclave surrounded by the Berlin Wall.
It describes the conspicuous activities of the former interior state police in the former East Germany named Stasi.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was reared in communist East Germany, last week compared the suppression of opposition in Iran to the oppression of the Stasi secret police in East Germany, about the most damning comparison a German can make.
August 1961: East Germany builds a 96-mile wall to prevent its citizens fleeing to West Berlin.
The opening of the Berlin Wallwas preceded by a series of momentous events in East Germany.
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