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Eastern Germany, the unknown Germany

The headline is not universally true, of course, but merely a reference to my own limited experience. But let me tell you how I came to it. Last winter, when I lived inΒ Montenegro, I met a woman who was either … Continue reading

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Why is German reunification celebrated on 3 October?

Today, Germany celebrates the 25th anniversary of the reunification of East and West Germany on 3 October 1990. The history buffs among you will know that the Berlin Wall fell almost a year earlier, on 9 November 1989. So why … Continue reading

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