Blooming Landscapes Report Says Eastern Germany Faring Better Than Most Think

It's been almost two decades since the Berlin Wall collapsed and the states that were part of the former East Germany seem seem to be stuck in an economic rut. Unemployment is high and wages are low. But the reality is better than many realize, says a new Deutsche Bank study.
Germany's largest solar power plant is located in the state of Brandenburg: The eastern states are doing better than some expected 20 years after reunification.

Germany's largest solar power plant is located in the state of Brandenburg: The eastern states are doing better than some expected 20 years after reunification.

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