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Merkel Visits Former East German Prison

BERLIN, GERMANY - AUGUST 11: German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits with Monika Gruetters federal commissioner for Culture and Media the former prison of the East German, communist-era secret police, or Stasi, at Hohenschoenhausen on August 11, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. The State Security Service or Staatssicherheitsdienst, of the German Democratic Republic arrested and interrogated thousands of East Germans at the Hohenschoenhausen prison until the collapse of communist government and German reunification. Today the former Stasi prison Hohenschoenhausen is a museum and memorial. (Photo by Michele Tantussi - Pool / Getty Images)
Merkel Visits Former East German Prison


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