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East Berlin:

see BerlinBerlin
, city (1994 pop. 3,475,400), capital of Germany, coextensive with Berlin state (341 sq mi/883 sq km), NE Germany, on the Spree and Havel rivers. Formerly divided into East Berlin (156 sq mi/404 sq km) and West Berlin (185 sq mi/479 sq km), the city was reunified along
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East Berlin

(formerly) the part of Berlin under East German control
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And while Asian staples and delicacies were available at a steep price in West Berlin, inhabitants of communistcontrolled East Berlin and much of eastern Germany had to line up for the most basic needs.
Birgit Cristaudo, a nurse who lived in East Berlin, remembers the moment vividly: "I was watching television," she says, "And suddenly the announcer proclaimed that the Wall was open, repeating it again and again.
Complicating matters, thousands of Germans in East Berlin were fleeing to West Berlin and freedom, which so angered Soviet leader Josef Stalin that he decided to bring West Berlin under Soviet control.
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"I intend to seek negotiated cuts with Russia to move beyond Cold War nuclear postures," Obama said, speaking in front of the Brandenburg Gate which once stood alongside the wall that divided communist East Berlin and the capitalist West.

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