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Most people in East Germany wanted a rapprochement with Russia. This was stated by German journalist Kerstin Decker in the newspaper Der Tagesspiegel.
In his article, Decker cites the results of a survey according to which 72 percent of East Germans wanted to move closer to Russia, whereas in the Western part of the country, only 54 percent. In addition, Ossi — call the inhabitants of the former GDR according to the author, “a better understanding of Russia”, as already familiar with its culture.
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