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Cold War museum plan prompts row over Berlin's past

2012-08-29 03:50:13 GMT2012-08-29 11:50:13(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Tourists walk near the former Checkpoint Charlie border crossing in Berlin, August 25, 2012. Picture taken August 25, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Tourists visit the former Checkpoint Charlie border crossing in Berlin, August 25, 2012. Picture taken August 25, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Tourists have their pictures taken at the former Checkpoint Charlie border crossing in Berlin, August 25, 2012. Picture taken August 25, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Tourists walk near the former Checkpoint Charlie border crossing in Berlin, August 25, 2012. Picture taken August 25, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A woman looks at a historic photograph at a temporary exhibition near the former Checkpoint Charlie border crossing in Berlin, August 25, 2012. Picture taken August 25, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Tourists sit in front of a map of the divided Berlin at a temporary exhibition near the former Checkpoint Charlie border crossing in Berlin, August 25, 2012. Picture taken August 25, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

More than two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, differences over how to represent the Cold War past are hampering plans to build a new museum at the former border crossing.

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