30 years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Lukas Stege heads to where East Germany’s Peaceful Revolution began to explore historic locations, fascinating architecture and Leipzig’s exciting alternative scene.
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Before Germany's reunification in 1989, Mozambique was the primary recipient of East Germany's development aid. An attack in 1984, in Unango, Niassa province, marked a turning point in their bilateral partnership.
Culture meets nature in Saxony: A mere 40 kilometers (25 mi) lie between splendid Baroque art and architecture in Dresden and the distinctive peaks of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains.
The Cold War, a global power struggle between dictatorship and democracy, ended in Berlin on November 9, 1989. The course of history, however, was set in motion by decisive events outside the country long before that.
On November 4, 1989, a cabal of East German creatives and intellectuals demanded democratic reform. The result was an enormous demonstration that catalyzed the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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