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BERLIN, GERMANY - JUNE 17: (L-R) Bundestag President, Norbert Lammert, President Joachim Gauck, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Constitutional Court judge Andreas Voss Kuhle attend a commemoration ceremony at the Monument to the Victims of the Popular Uprising for the 60th anniversary of the uprising of workers in former East Germany on June 17, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. On June 17, 1953 workers in Berlin and other cities in communist East Germany went on strike and took to the streets in the first large-scale showing of popular discontent with the communist regime. Soviet troops intervened and quickly quelled the uprising with force. (Photo by Jochen Zick - Pool / Getty Images)

BERLIN, GERMANY - JUNE 17:  (L-R) Bundestag President, Norbert Lammert, President Joachim Gauck, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Constitutional Court judge Andreas Voss Kuhle attend a commemoration ceremony at the Monument to the Victims of the Popular Uprising for the 60th anniversary of the uprising of workers in former East Germany on June 17, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. On June 17, 1953 workers in Berlin and other cities in communist East Germany went on strike and took to the streets in the first large-scale showing of popular discontent with the communist regime. Soviet troops intervened and quickly quelled the uprising with force. (Photo by Jochen Zick - Pool / Getty Images)