Stasi


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Stasi

(ˈstɑːzɪ)
n
(Historical Terms) formerly, the secret police in East Germany
[from German Sta(ats)si(cherheitsdienst), literally: state security service]
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When he crossed the border into Czechoslovakia, agents from the StB, their equivalent of the Stasi would take over.
Subject of this framework contract is the editorial, technical and graphical power for publications, exhibition panels and information with respect Stasi (print, audiovisual and online products).
In particular, having my collar felt by the Stasi (communist secret police) for taking too close an interest in the wall, close to Lenin Allee (now "Unter den Linden" again) and near to the monument Gegen Fascismus und Militarismus, i.
As if the Stasi were still hovering around him in the guise of tourists and visiting media.
Race Against the Stasi is the true story of cyclist Dieter Weidemann and his nerve-racking defection which caused uproar in 1964.
to me m Before the Berlin Wall came down, Rosler was grilled by Stasi agents who wanted him to become a dressing-room grass at Lokomotive Leipzig and betray team-mates who were planning to flee the despised regime.
Referring to the fact that Dunham's character appears naked in the show, Stasi calls the actress a "pathological exhibitionist.
Britain is refusing to return to Germany a collection of Stasi files that reveal the names of British spies who worked for the East German secret intelligence agency during the Cold War.
The heavy-handed Stasi security police in East Germany with a myriad of informants kept close watch on the country's 17 million people, especially the many thousands who applied to leave to the West or were otherwise deemed enemies of the state.
But no one was watching the East German figure skater more own secret police East Germany's closely than her country's - the notorious Stasi.
London, Feb 4 ( ANI ): Katarina Witt, who shot to fame by winning two Olympic gold medals, has said that she was being closely watched by her own country's secret police, the notorious Stasi, than by any of her fans and followers.