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ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius (SbR)

Feldbrunnenstrasse 56
20148 Hamburg

Chairman of the executive board
Manuel Hartung
Responsible for the content
Dr. Anna Hofmann
Programme Director Research and Scholarship
Web editors
Rosenka Babinets
Luis Rieken
Programming is a project website by the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius.

Picture credits
ddp/abaca press, ddp images/Jens Köhler,



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Image Credits
ddp images, Alina Kondratenko, David Ausserhofer, SWP, GPPi/Matthias Erfurt, Ketevan Bolkvadze, Jane Bartels, Jacques Tilly, Daria Buryakina

Note on liability
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