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In the News (Thu 23 May 19)

  GDR Souvenirs - Official Gifts from Abroad
From the outset, the GDR was on the defensive.
To the GDR's Party and state leadership, this visit was the crown and confirmation of their persistent efforts to have the existence of two separate, sovereign German states recognised once and for all.
Given the speed and the thoroughness with which the GDR was removed from the map, and the immensity of the changes in the political landscape between 1989 and 1991, it would be easy to overlook the fact that not only did new states come into being in Europe but one old one also disappeared.
www.dhm.de /ausstellungen/souvenirs/3e.htm   (3897 words)

 East Germany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The German Democratic Republic (GDR) (German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik), also commonly known as East Germany, was a communist state that existed from 1949 to 1990 in the former Soviet occupation zone of Germany.
In the first and last free elections of the GDR on March 18, 1990, the leading communist party SED lost the majority, which was guaranteed in the previous elections, in the Volkskammer (the parliament of the GDR).
Although the inter-German border was largely closed by the mid-1950s (see GDR border system), the sector borders in Berlin were relatively easy to cross.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/GDR   (5073 words)

 GDR feature
The judicial persecution of citizens of the former GDR by west German court officials is the resuit of a mandate from the FRG government.
It violates the 2+4 contract of 1990 between the governments of the GDR and the FRG on the one hand and with the four main victorious powers of the Second World War on the other, through which the unification of the two states was made possible.
In view of this, the judicial persecution of anti-fascists and of citizens educated in the spirit of anti-fascism in the former GDR, is a mockery of all victims of fascism.
www.newworker.org /gdr.htm   (2064 words)

 About The GDR Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The GDR Group highly values its relationship with each client.
GDR Group has a time-proven record of being there when needed.
Their support staff is accessible, friendly, and always ready to help; their technicians are willing to respond immediately when problems arise.
www.gdrgroup.com /about/clients.html   (203 words)

 The Plundering of the GDR by the Soviet Union
The focal point of economic development of the GDR lies unequivocally in heavy industry, which as in all capitalist countries is developed at the expense of agriculture and the consumer goods industry.
The GDR is likewise dependent on the Soviet Union for the supply of hard coal, iron ore, nickel-iron metals such as copper and nickel, wool and cotton, etc.
Although the GDR is the largest producer of brown coal in the world, and can provide its whole power supply with its own forces, the Soviet Union also built nuclear power plants in the GDR, which today produce 11% of its power.
www.mltranslations.org /Germany/plunder.htm   (1710 words)

 ZA Cologne: Data service & archiving / GDR & NFS - Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The collection, processing and archiving of the results of the almost 30 years of empirical social research in the GDR was a task which arose in 1989/90 with the dissolution of the GDR.
In the closed-down or restructured research institutes of the GDR the attempt was made to preserve the still existing datasets as complete as possible.
All those studies which started in the GDR and continued during the period of the social unification ('Wende') were also taken into the archive.
www.gesis.org /en/data_service/gdr_nfs/ueberblick.htm   (504 words)

 German Propaganda Archive (East German Material)
"Dangerous Shadows": Defending the GDR's agriculture from the sabotage of the fascists.
The 30th Anniversary of the GDR: 19 posters prepared for the event in 1979.
Military Agitation: A chapter from the 1988 GDR textbook on agitation in the military.
www.calvin.edu /academic/cas/gpa/gdrmain.htm   (773 words)

 Stiftung Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
His aim is to raise a sign against the political conditions in the GDR, in particular the atheistic education of youth, and for more opposition by his church against the state's repressive system.
The SED tries to militarize all sectors of life in the GDR, from kindergarten to the workplace - triggering protests by conscientious objectors and independent peace groups: "Swords into plowshares" becomes the symbol of this civil action campaign and its call for credible steps towards disarmament.
In the GDR as well, many people are pinning their hopes for reforms and political change on these developments.
www.hdg.de /Final/eng/page157.htm   (747 words)

 CNN Cold War - First Draft: Pravda
The GDR Council of Ministers has adopted an important decision: Henceforth, until the GDR Volkskammer adopts a law establishing procedures for GDR citizens to travel abroad, anyone who so wishes will be given the opportunity to go to the FRG or West Berlin without any special formalities.
Yesterday evening, as soon as the GDR government's decision was made public, many residents of the capital took advantage of the possibility that had opened up: They set off for West Berlin in their own cars or on municipal electric trains.
The decision of the GDR Council of Ministers was dictated by humanness, by a striving for normal good-neighbor relations.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/23/1st.draft/pravda.html   (628 words)

 GDR Section of Communist Party of Germany (ML)
It was the first paper on the GDR Section written from a bourgeois point of view which has been published since the annexation of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) to the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG).
And in January, 1998, the mister 'comrade' was invited to be a guest of the 'private conference' of the [Bavaria] state group of the Christian Social Union residing in Bonn in the upper Bavarian village of Wildbad Kreuth.
The communists' voice was distributed in the GDR either by stuffing it into mailboxes or by putting it in public places (such as phone booths, bus stops, railway stations, movie theatres, hospitals) or distributing it directly in factories.
revolutionarydemocracy.org /rdv5n1/gdrkpd.htm   (5261 words)

 Germany Relations Between the Two Germanys - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current ...
The severe shortage of Western currency in the GDR, one of the key concerns of the SED leadership, was alleviated by agreements with the FRG that tripled the bulk contributions to the East German postal administration by the FRG.
For the first time, GDR rulers realized that they were losing control: the demonstrations were too massive to be quelled by intimidation or even mass arrests; and shooting at the demonstrators was out of the question because of the sheer size of the crowds and the absence of Soviet support for draconian measures.
Eventually, the GDR leadership was forced to allow special trains to carry thousands of GDR refugees who had received permission to emigrate to the West after taking sanctuary in the FRG's embassies in Prague and Warsaw.
workmall.com /wfb2001/germany/germany_history_relations_between_the_two_germanys.html   (1300 words)

 GDR :: About the ESS Geoscience Data Repository
The aim of the GDR is to standardize corporate databases and make them interoperable in order to increase the discovery, access and use of the geoscience information that the Sector has been mandated to collect and maintain.
The GDR is designed so that the data sets it contains for the applications of today will continue to be useful for the applications of tomorrow.
The GDR is being developed by the Earth Sciences Sector's Consolidating Canada's Geoscience Knowledge Program.
gdr.nrcan.gc.ca /about_e.php   (179 words)

 GFO GDR User's Handbook
The GDR is generated from GFO Sensor Data Records (SDRs), precise laser orbit ephemerides provided by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and Raytheon ITSS, environmental corrections, and ancillary geophysical variables.
Many of the fields in the GDR header are derived from (or set equal to) fields in the SDR Header.
Many of the fields in the GDR Data Record are derived from (or set equal to) fields from the SDR Header and SDR Data Record.
www.grdl.noaa.gov /SAT/gfo/gdr_hbk.htm   (3770 words)

 Business America: Special report: commercial opportunities in the GDR - German Democratic Republic or East Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
To aid the GDR's transition to a market economy, the FRG is establishing a Unity Fund of 115 billion Marks ($70 billion).
The environment in the GDR is heavily degraded, due in large part to the country's reliance on brown coal as an energy source.
To illustrate the extent of the problem: only 2.4 percent of the water supply is fit for drinking; less than 60 percent of households are linked to purification facilities; only 40 percent of the 100 million tons of waste per year is being recycled.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1052/is_n12_v111/ai_9186501   (854 words)

 Promoting Socialism and Anti-Colonialism:The Development Policy of the GDR
A GDR Council of Ministers decision in 1988 emphasized that development aid "is to be so provided that its effective employment is in harmony with the macroeconomic interests of the GDR, its foreign policy goals and the solidary support of the developing countries".
Other specific forms of GDR assistance, besides disaster aid and humanitarian support, encompassed the free medical treatment of victims of wars of liberation and civil conflicts (a total of about 10,000 treatments), and the acceptance of children for in school and subsequent vocational training.
The GDR's development policy must be assessed in its historical context and measured by the yardsticks of its concept and aspiration.
www.euforic.org /dandc/95e_sch.htm   (2634 words)

 Rediff On The Net, Infotech: MTNL GDR is priced at Rs 235
The MTNL GDR is priced at Rs 235 per share, a 1.18 per cent premium on the domestic price.
The GDR pricing represents a 1.18 per cent premium on MTNL's closing price on December 3 on the Bombay Stock Exchange and a 4.29 per cent premium on Rs 225.33, the average price for the 10 days before December 3.
As a result of the GDR offering the government's holding will be reduced to 57.16 per cent from 65.73 per cent excluding the over-allotment 'greenshoe'.
specials.rediff.com /computer/dec/08mtnl.htm   (462 words)

 GDR Software Ltd. in $23mn GIS deal with AT&T
GDR's COO for US operations T. Krishna and its marketing director N. Shankar told that they are undertaking a $6.8 million geomapping project for AT&T. It involves country outlines to be broken first into state outlines, followed by district outlines and so on to superimpose AT&T's telecom network.
The GDR is now talking to an American insurance company, Cadcorp for some GIS projects.
GDR is also doing two GIS pilot projects for Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation and Bangalore Telecom.
www.gisdevelopment.net /news/2000/dec/gdrs.htm   (357 words)

 BioMed Central | Full text | GDR (Genome Database for Rosaceae): integrated web resources for Rosaceae genomics and ...
The goals of the GDR are (1) to develop an organized and integrated web resource for peach genomics data to facilitate the gene discovery in other member species by a comparative mapping approach, (2) to collect and integrate all Rosaceae genomics data, (3) to develop online tools and resources for the Rosaceae community.
GDR also has a BLAST and FASTA sequence similarity search server that allows users to conduct homology searches between their sequences of interest and the various sequence data sets including annotated sequences in GDR.
The GDR is initiated to support the genomics and genetics research in Rosaceae, which contains numerous economically important fruit trees and horticultural plants.
www.biomedcentral.com /1471-2105/5/130   (3949 words)

 Recent GDR Norms
Earlier, once a company issued ADR / GDR, and if the holder wanted to obtain the underlying equity shares of the Indian Company, then, such ADR / GDR would be converted into shares of the Indian Company.
The Domestic Custodian would coordinate with the Overseas Depository and the Indian Company to verify the quantum of reconversion which is possible and also to ensure that the sectoral cap is not breached.
Second, the GDR market had been largely dormant (with the exception of a few high-profile stocks) for the past couple of years.
www.kshitij.com /govt/gdr.shtml   (2022 words)

 Information about a Visit of the GDR Prime Minister to the PRB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
During visit to Bulgaria on 29-30 June 1989 by GDR Prime Minister Willi Stoph, he and Bulgarian Prime Minister Georgi Atanasov informed each other about the aims and positions of their respective countries.
He said that GDR foreign policy aims to actively contribute to the strengthening of peace and security.
According to Stoph, the relations with the Soviet Union were the indisputable priority for the GDR as its closest ally and most important economic partner.
www.isn.ethz.ch /php/documents/collection_2/docs/890718.htm   (257 words)

 Socialist Magical Realism - Irmtraud Morgner's Trobadora Beatrice
Morgner herself received approbation from the regime: she was awarded the GDR-National Prize for Literature, the highest state honor, and in 1977 she was selected to the board of the Writers' Union, an appointment that also implies the government's dubious approval.
It takes her nearly two years to reach the promised land, and by January 1, 1971 she is off again, embarking on a quest in search of the mythical unicorn, the one species still absent from the land of miracles -- and one whose discovery could reshape the convictions of the entire nation.
The GDR may have been a flawed and ultimately a failed political experiment, but small and lasting miracles were possible even there.
www.complete-review.com /quarterly/vol2/issue2/morgner.htm   (4921 words)

GDR has a rich history of providing parcel/cadastre mapping data for numerous industries including utility, oil and gas, public safety, and telecommunications.
GDR’s Addresspoints™ family of products leverages parcel level mapping, inputs such as orthophotos or satellite imagery, tax assessor information, and a host of other location based datasets.
Combined with GDR’s patent pending technology, the Addresspoints™ family of products offers the most robust, industry specific, accurate GIS data available for the most demanding of applications - yours.
www.gdr.com   (107 words)

 GDR Alumni News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In addition to students who choose to attend the GDR, renowned faculty from around the nation have been drawn to Emory because it is appreciated as one of the most exciting, well-supported, and time-tested programs in the study of religion.
Even with these remarkable achievements, the GDR continues its ongoing pursuit of maintaining excellence and providing graduate students with the best possible training and mentoring in the study and teaching of religion.
The GDR will also have a number of current students presenting at the meeting so please try to attend these presentations and introduce yourself to some of our current students.
www.gdr.emory.edu /alumni.htm   (1126 words)

 GDR Weekly Review -- Indices fall marginally
Reflecting the sea-change in the sentiments of the local as well as the GDR market makers the Skindia GDR index recorded a net loss of 1.14 points or 1.61 per cent to close at 71.01 points against its previous week's close of 72.15 points registered on May 2.
Among the top losers for the week was Century Textiles, the GDR price crashed to touch a low of $ 52 on May 8, down by 38.46 per cent against the previous close of 72 recorded on May 2.
The GDR's which were quoted at a premium to their underlying share price were Videocon International (79.40 per cent), Ballarpur Industries (60.72 per cent) and Crompton Greaves (54.59 per cent).
www.expressindia.com /fe/daily/19970510/13055463.html   (434 words)

 Skindia GDR Monitor - News
The sharp fall in the GDR's as compared to their underlying shares on Oct 29 led to the Skindia GDR Index Premium touching its all time low of 8.41%.
During the fortnight (Oct 24-Nov 06) not a single industry experienced a gain and the 64 GDRs fell an average 7.52% as compared to a fall of 5.93% in their underlying shares.
Announcement of the deferment dampened sentiment in the GDR and domestic markets as marketmen now felt it would be difficult for the govt to meet its objective of containing fiscal deficit to 4.5%.
www.skindia.com /finance/monarchive/update/v4n43u.htm   (474 words)

 Germany Today - GDR decline German Unity - travel and tourist information, flight reservations, travel bargains, ...
And when the regime, in October 1989, celebrated the 40th anniversary of the founding of the GDR with great pomp and ceremony, mass demonstrations were held, primarily in Leipzig (We are the people).
He was succeeded as SED secretary general and GDR head of state by Egon Krenz, but the latter's promise of 'change' was drowned by the protests of the people, who did not trust him.
And in the GDR itself the new government under Hans Modrow, though demanding rapid reform, also wanted the GDR to keep its statehood.
www.europe-today.com /germany/gerddr.html   (1904 words)

 East Germans hold up their heads again, by Brigitte Pätzold
Many feel that some aspects of the socialist experiment are worth retaining, and former opponents of the GDR are in the front ranks of the protesters.
As for property, its "restitution" is in full swing: the inhabitants of the former GDR are faced with their second "legal" expropriation since the war.
She adds that under Article 131 of the German constitution, the new Länder are not eligible for compensation for deportation during the war.
mondediplo.com /1997/02/09germany   (2423 words)

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