"Dear Mr. Scholz, tear down this wall," said Zelensky, echoing the words of the then U.S. president to Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987.
The 40th president's optimistic faith—and lucky timing—help explain his enduring appeal.
These leaders are unabashed about the superiority of their unique cultural and national heritages over the Brussels-based European Union siren song.
New York-born Suzanne Massie told Kremlin-friendly channel NTV it would be a great "honor" to become a a Russian citizen.
"We really learned the hard way in Germany that walls shouldn't be a political solution," said Philip Husemann, the managing director of Die Offene Gesellshaft.
The stunt was carried out by Berlin-based pro-democracy nonprofit group Die Offene Gesellschaft.
November 9, 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Celebrate the triumph of freedom with these memorials dedicated to the history of the Cold War.
It's a big weekend ahead with the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and 'Sesame Street' turning 50.
The "Baywatch" actor had a huge hit in Germany when the wall fell, but rumors he thinks he reunited Berlin get him angry.
Germany is still struggling to reach consensus on the legacy of the German Democratic Republic.
"The fall of the Berlin Wall showed us that dreams can come true - and that nothing has to stay the way it is, no matter how high the hurdles might seem to be," said Merkel.
"The world is on the brink of a new Cold War. Some say that it has already begun," said the former leader of the Soviet Union
Hans Modrow, East Germany's last communist leader, is still angry 25 years on as he recounts the chaos of his country's collapse
Between the 75th anniversary of the start of the WW2 and the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Newsweek examines Germany's profound lessons for the developed world