Photo Gallery: Germany's Successful Eastern Neighbor

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The Miracle Next Door Poland Emerges as a Central European Powerhouse

Germans used to think of Poland as a country full of car thieves and post-communist drabness. On the eve of hosting the European Football Championship, however, the country has become the most astonishing success story in Eastern Europe. Relations between Berlin and Warsaw have never been better.
Von Erich Follath und Jan Puhl
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan