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Country that existed from 1949 to 1990, the period when the eastern portion of Germany was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War. Wikipedia

  • History of Germany (1945–1990)

    Divided between the two global blocs in the East and West, a period known as the division of Germany. Stripped of its war gains and lost territories in the east to Poland and the Soviet Union. Wikipedia

  • Eastern Bloc

    The group of communist states of Central and Eastern Europe, East Asia, and Southeast Asia under the hegemony of the Soviet Union that existed during the Cold War (1947–1991) in opposition to the capitalist Western Bloc. In Western Europe, the term Eastern Bloc generally referred to the USSR and its satellite states in the Comecon (East Germany, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and Albania); in Asia, the Soviet Bloc comprised the Mongolian People's Republic, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the Lao People's Democratic Republic and the People's Republic of Kampuchea, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, and the People's Republic of China (before the Sino-Soviet split in 1961). Wikipedia

  • Articles related to East Germany include: Konrad Adenauer - Wikipedia

  • Cold War

    Period of geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union and the United States and their respective allies, the Eastern Bloc and the Western Bloc, after World War II. Generally considered to span the 1947 Truman Doctrine to the 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union. Wikipedia

  • Berlin Wall

    Guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989. Commenced by the German Democratic Republic on 13 August 1961. Wikipedia

  • Erich Mielke

    German communist official who served as head of the East German Ministry for State Security (Ministerium für Staatsicherheit – MfS), better known as the Stasi, from 1957 until shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. One of two triggermen in the 1931 murders of Berlin Police Captains Paul Anlauf and Franz Lenck. Wikipedia

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    • After East and West Germany were reunited in 1990, the economy of West Germany struggled as it had to support and largely rebuild the infrastructure of East Germany.Europe-Wikipedia
    • It was the third-highest in the Eastern Bloc, behind Czechoslovakia and East Germany, and the 25th in the world of 130 countries.Soviet Union-Wikipedia
    • Holmes notes that the only real exception was former East Germany, where thousands of former Stasi informers have been fired from public positions.Cold War-Wikipedia
    • After the war, Eastern and Central Europe including East Germany and parts of Austria were occupied by Red Army according to the Potsdam Conference.Russia-Wikipedia
    • State-sponsored doping in East Germany with hormones and anabolic steroids marked the rise of women from East Germany in track and field from the late 1960s to the 1980s.Track and field-Wikipedia
    • During the latter part of the Cold War Hungary's GDP per capita was fourth only to East Germany, Czechoslovakia, and the Soviet Union itself.Hungary-Wikipedia

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