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The Hindu Explains: Mohamed Nasheed, Berlin Wall, and why a moon trip failed to take off

February 10, 2018 08:16 pm | Updated November 28, 2021 08:01 am IST

BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 05: A musician plays with an instrument in front of the Berlin Wall at the East Side Gallery on February 5, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Today has been 10,316 days since the Berlin Wall officially fell, the same number of days that it stood between 1961 and 1989. The Berlin Wall, built by the communist authorities of East Germany, divided capitalist West Berlin from communist East Berlin and came to symbolize the Cold War between the western Allies, led by the United States, and the Eastern Bloc, led by the Soviet Union. (Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 05: A musician plays with an instrument in front of the Berlin Wall at the East Side Gallery on February 5, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Today has been 10,316 days since the Berlin Wall officially fell, the same number of days that it stood between 1961 and 1989. The Berlin Wall, built by the communist authorities of East Germany, divided capitalist West Berlin from communist East Berlin and came to symbolize the Cold War between the western Allies, led by the United States, and the Eastern Bloc, led by the Soviet Union. (Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

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