Annual Payments Berlin Helps Ethnic Germans in Eastern Europe

The German government spends more than 20 million euros per year on helping ethnic Germans living in Eastern Europe, SPIEGEL has learned. The payments are "an expression of special historical responsibility" for their suffering after World War II, Berlin says.
Graphic showing German payments to ethnic German minorities in Eastern Europe.

Graphic showing German payments to ethnic German minorities in Eastern Europe.

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