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The Peaceful Revolution through a historian’s eyes

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An interview with a local historian about the events leading up to the Peaceful Revolution: "When everyone gets behind one goal, you can actually change history."

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The Peaceful Revolution through a politician’s eyes

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Petra Köpping, Minister of State for Equality and Integration of Saxony, shares her experience as a young politician in the GDR during the Peaceful Revolution.

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Georgia: ancient cave town to mountaintop church

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"My lasting memory of Sighnaghi is, without a doubt, the relaxed stupor the place lured me into. This is aside from the layers of juxtaposing splendor afforded by the combination of adorable architecture, unspoiled fields and assertive mountains."

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Peaceful Revolution: some key facts and dates

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The events of Autumn ’89 are central to East German identity and close to the people’s hearts. If you want to connect to the people and the place, it’s well worth reading up on this important part of history.

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Just how Bauhaus is your house?

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Today you probably came into contact with at least one piece of Bauhaus. A brief history, examples and images from the legendary movement, whose 100th anniversary is being celebrated here in Leipzig with a GRASSI Museum exhibit.

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A conversation about history and memory

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"The past can only enter our present through memories. Yet, what is officially remembered and how it is remembered is shaped by politics."

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