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Berlin Snubs Russia with Refusal to Pay Tribute to St Petersburg Terror Victims

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany and Russia have a complicated love-hate relationship, but after a deadly bombing in the Russian city of St. Petersburg on Monday, Berlin is refusing to offer a tribute to the victims with the traditional lighting of the Brandenburg Gate with the country’s flag. The lighting of the monument has become …

Sources: Daily Star

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Street Performers, Including Mickey Mouse, No Longer Allowed At Brandenburg Gate

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The city of Berlin has recently decided that they no longer want the famous Brandenburg Gate to act as a breeding ground for street performers, claiming that they want to stop the ‘Disneyfication’ of the historic site.  Under the new ruling, performers dressed in character costumes such as Mickey Mouse, Darth …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Berlin’s “Festival of Lights” Attracts Visitors from Around the World

By Magazin-Deutschland.de on Email

The shining city: from October 12 to 23, 2011 the German capital will once again be bathed in a sea of light. Numerous events will be accompanying Berlin’s 7th Festival of Lights when more than 70 famous landmarks, buildings, squares and streets sparkle with stunning illuminations. Key highlights in this …

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