Ostpolitik advantages and disadvantages

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  • Created on: 22-03-16 15:07

Ostpolitik advantages and disadvantages


  • Helped economy
  • Helped diplomatic relations
  • Showed how different sides were in eyes of FRG.


  • Disparity of living standards shown more clearly.
  • Ideologically challenged.


Ostpolitik helped the GDR. Although some people may say that it meant that the GDR lost its identity; the government did in fact establish more of an identity by seeing the GDR as different to the FRG.


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