East Germany


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East Germany:

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, Ger. Deutschland, officially Federal Republic of Germany, republic (2015 est. pop. 81,708,000), 137,699 sq mi (356,733 sq km). Located in the center of Europe, it borders the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France on the west; Switzerland and Austria on
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East Germany

a former republic in N central Europe: established in 1949 and declared a sovereign state by the Soviet Union in 1954; Communist regime replaced by a multiparty democracy in 1989; reunited with West Germany in 1990
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In 1991, 6-year-old children in East Germany had poorer lung function values than did children in West Germany: [R.sub.aw] was higher and TLC lower in East than in West German children.
The previous record-holder was the informant program operated by Communist East Germany's Stasi secret police, in which about one-eighth of the population enlisted as spitzels.
As Germany agonizes over its latest wave of neo-Nazi violence, many fingers have been pointed at former East Germany. In the ten years since reunification, a higher proportion of violent xenophobic attacks have taken place in the former communist zone than in the west.
A regular for East Germany in the Cold War era - he won 49 caps for the German
Divided into three section (essays on theory and history, interviews about practice and performance, and interviews with women involved with Shakespeare and/or theater), this collection attempts to survey attitudes towards Shakespeare in East Germany from the end of World War II until reunification in 1990.
The first new brand will be Redeberger Pilsner, made at a long-established brewery near Dresden in the former East Germany. During the Communist era, Radeberger was exported to other East Bloc nations in exchange for school buses and tractors.
30 September, East Germany: Leadership allows refugees camped in the West German Embassy in Prague to travel by train via East Germany to the West.
An earlier contribution [Greiner et al., 1994] showed the different effects that produced joint deindustrialization in East Germany as an analogy of the well-known Dutch Disease phenomenon.
Endless arguments over the tactful conversion of Goering's Aviation Ministry building or the possible preservation of East Germany's Palace of the Republic are surely less important now than the behemoths rising from the new Potzdamer Platz under the banners of Sony and Daimler Benz.
Ten years after East Germany collapsed, Uwe Scholz has succeeded in putting Leipzig Ballet on a firm footing.