Posts Tagged: Berlin Wall
Few images from the last days of the Cold War are as enduring in the West as the fall of the Berlin Wall. But in Central and Eastern Europe, a more complex picture emerges.
Mass uprisings like the one that brought down the Soviet bloc are neither as rare — nor as spontaneous — as they first appear.
The countries of the former Warsaw Pact are not knuckling under to pressure from Russia. They're trying to avoid a new cold war.
East and West Germany were like a couple that had rushed into marriage with very little understanding of what it would be like to live together.
Reporter David Crawford exposed the Stasi’s real estate assets, pensions, and the names of its agents working undercover.
At times, transition seemed to mean simply the transfer of resources from one ruling elite to another.
While over four million moved from East Germany to West when the Berlin Wall fell, two million migrated in the other direction.
Third Generation East is an organization in Germany devoted to helping young people who are wrestling with the legacy of East Germany.