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Chronicle 1978

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    • 7 July


      The East Berlin conscientious objector Nico Hübner is sentenced to five years’ imprisonment. He had cited the demilitarised status of Berlin as a reason for his objection.
    • 13-15 July


      Visit by US President Jimmy Carter to West Germany.
    • 25 July


      Meeting between CPSU leader Leonid Brezhnev and SED General Secretary Erich Honecker in the Crimea. Brezhnev tells Honecker that the policies of the Chinese leadership are becoming more and more aggressive; he says that it backs the unity of Germany, which in fact means the "incorporation of the GDR". more
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