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Will the U.S. Follow East Germany on Self-Censorship?

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Some 20,000 Mozambicans lived in former communist East Germany. When the Berlin Wall fell, they were forced to leave. “Most of us are without work… it hurts.”

30 Years After The Berlin Wall Came Down, East And West Germany Are Still Divided

A young chemist in East Germany. The governor of a coastal province in China. A bored KGB agent. Here's where they were in '89. (Follow @gzeromedia  for more.)

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, @KanopyStreaming  has made 4 films absolutely free! The movies portrait life in East Germany before and #fallofthewallfter  the Check out Barbara, Die Architekten, Coming Out, and Trace of Stone:

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In Germany, Ostalgia is a nostalgic feeling for certain aspects of life in East Germany'>Communist East Germany. But beyond memories, some in Brussels think that there were a few aspects of socialism that should make a comeback.

3. The Versailles Treaty imposed territorial losses on Germany in the east, weighty but yet undetermined reparations payments to the victorious Allies, and the formal recognition of guilt for starting the war.

This ran 30 years ago--about a family that escaped East Germany in 1961 and, in 1989, was able to walk freely across the Glienicke Bridge to the east. One detail not in this story--which I only learned this week--is that the family had friends smuggle its dog out in 1961 as well.

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In August 1961, the Soviet-backed government in East Germany started putting up razor wire and concrete barriers through the middle of Berlin. The official reason: to keep Western fascists out of the Communist East.

30 Years After the Berlin Wall Came Down, East and West Germany Are Still Divided

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FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL: On this day in 1989, thousands of Germans celebrated at the Berlin Wall as East Germany opened its borders, allowing East and West German citizens to travel freely between the two countries.

Fall of the Berlin Wall: Read the @AP  story first published on Nov. 9, 1989, and see photos when East Germany announced it was opening its borders.

"It sounds like 'Mein Kampf.'" When shown quotes from a leading AfD politician, members of his own party guessed they came from Hitler. Ahead of another expected election triumph in the former Communist East, Germany's far right has been radicalizing.

Today we celebrate the fall of the #BerlinWall  on 9 November 1989, uniting East and West Germany #9November  #BerlinerMauer 

We fully support the action today by Germany to counter Iranian-sponsored terrorism in Europe by banning Mahan Air flights. Mahan Air exploits commercial air to support Iranian terrorism by transporting operatives, weapons, and funds throughout the Middle East and beyond.

I mean, no one’s seriously going to argue that the Beast from the East economic effect skipped Germany, Belgium, Holland and France, and just decided to hit us in a targeted strike. Are they?

Today we celebrate the fall of the #BerlinWall  on 9 November 1989, uniting East and West Germany #9November  #BerlinerMauer 

Toni Kroos has become the first player born in East Germany to win the World Cup. #GER 

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Man used for 4 years as Germany + Middle East expert by Russia Today is actually the editor of a neo-Nazi magazine

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