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Minister Lykke Friis took a view of the exhibition on Czechoslovak samizdat

On 13 August 2011, the Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Equal Rights, Lykke Friis, paid a visit to the Museum of Cold War “Langelandsfortet“ on the island of Langeland. On the very day of the 50th anniversary of building up the Berlin Wall, she introduced a memorial to its victims in the form of an original concrete block from Potsdamer Platz.

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Minister Lykke Friis introduced the Memorial of the Victims of the Berlin Wall

Together with Bert Greiser, one of the last DDR-citizens arrested under the attempt to flee to  West Berlin, Lykke Friis opened the exhibition Cold War, DDR and Langeland.

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L. Friis and B. Greiser (left)

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L. Friis and the Danish Ambassador to Germany (and former Ambassador to Czechoslovakia) P. Poulsen-Hansen

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Ambassador Z. Lyčka at the exhibition “Cold War, DDR and Langeland“; photo: Ejgil Larsen

Accompagnied by Ambassador Zdeněk Lyčka, Lykke Friis took a look round the exhibition on Czechoslovak and Polish “samizdat“ which has been installed at the Museum of Cold War since 9 June 2011.

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L. Friis, Museum’s Director P. T. Andersen (right) and Ambassador Z. Lyčka inspecting the exhibition of Czechoslovak and Polish samizdat; photo: Peter Kåhre