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Secret Stasi files reveal the communist-sympathizing past of Germany’s new chancellor

The Social Democrats’ new chancellor, Olaf Scholz, may be known as the silent man of German power-politics, yet newly revealed Stasi files literally speak volumes on his behalf. The content of the former East German intelligence agency’s files is unlikely to be information that Scholz would be happy to repeat, but according to the author […]