gdr ; dev state 61-85 ; international prestige ; relations w/ comecon / warsaw

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wht did wwii legacy mean?
relations between GDR / some eblocs strained
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some GDR resented loss of land to who @ end wwii?
poland
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strict controls when labour shortage in GDR led to what?
poles working in GDR
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why did exchange controls have to be set up between poland and germany?
german resentment grew when poles crossed border to buy goods unable in poland creating GDR shortages
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similar measure had to be introduced in czechoslovakia to stop?
egermans buying goods there
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warsaw govs therefore concerned what would override socilaist solidariyt?
nationalist sentiments
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some warsaw countries resented what about GDR leadership?
apparent arrogance
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and feared potential links between GDR ad?
FRG
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ulbricht signed bilateral treaties of friendship with who to bolster GDR standing?
poland / czechoslovakia / hungary / bulgaria
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in wht year?
'67
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first test was prague spring of what year?
'68
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and what did warsaw pact do?
crush uprising
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what proves ulbricht supported czech invasion?
took part in planning
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what did the GDR name their army?
NVA
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in hwta year est?
'56
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why did they not take part in the prague spring?
wwii too soon
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like all warsaw pact countries gdr clearly understood what message?
no liberalisation tolerated
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and what appleid to all?
brezhnev doctrine
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following ulbricht's replacement what happened with importance COMECON / warsaw relations?
declined
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adn GDR leaned economically toward?
west
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thru '70s and '80s what about GDR higher than other ebloc?
standard of living
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and honecker and SED wokrng to create what meaning relationship not high on agenda?
internal / external identity
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however action was taken wehn threatened?
interests of GDR
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travel to west less restricted by which two countries?
poland / hungary
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so what was monitored?
movement from GDR to these countries
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when demands for political reform grew in poland in early '80s what did GDR impose?
visa requirement to travel between countries
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by what month were rail links stopped and the brder closed?
november
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when were plans for warsaw pact military intervention stopped?
when polish authorities clamped down on reformers
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this showed still that wha was still strong?
brezhnev doctrine
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also higlighted that GDR still very much part of?
warsaw pact
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but that who was driving force?
ussr
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what were the relationships that carried most weight rather than each country with each other?
each country with moscow
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