"Wall peckers" in Berlin, 10 November 1989. People started tearing down the Berlin Wall on their own. Official demolition began at Potsdamer Platz in November 1989, and continued from 20 February 1990 between the Brandenburg Gate and the border post at Checkpoint Charlie.
источник: Bundesregierung/Uwe Rau

German Unity

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It took just two months to negotiate the 45 articles, three appendices and one memorandum that make up the comprehensive treaty on German unification agreed between the two German states. The first session of talks was held on 6 July 1990. Debates were fierce, and sometimes the talks seemed at risk of collapsing. Meanwhile, discussions were going on within West Germany as well. 

Finally it was decided to transfer the West German legal system as a whole to the territory of the former GDR. On 23 August the majority of People's Chamber members voted for the GDR to join the Federal Republic and adopt its Basic Law. Both German parliaments passed the Unification Treaty on 20 September. 

The Day of German Unity was set for 3 October 1990. In many places public celebrations already began the day before. On the evening of 3 October around half a million people and leading politicians gathered in front of the Reichstag in the reunited city of Berlin for a big celebration with fireworks. 

The Treaty between the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic Covering the Establishment of German Unity (Unification Treaty), 31 August 1990.
источник: Bundesregierung/Engelbert Reineke
On 20 September 1990, members of the People's Chamber voted on the Unification Treaty governing the entry of the GDR into the Federal Republic of Germany. The treaty was adopted by a big majority of 299 to 80 votes, with one abstention.
источник: picture-alliance/dpa/Wolfgang Kumm
Postcard from Schwarzenberg, Saxony, dated 2 October 1990, the day before the official date of German unity.
источник: Stiftung Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
Opponents of reunification from East and West demonstrated on 3 October 1990 in Oranienstraße in the West Berlin district of Kreuzberg.
источник: Umbruch Bildarchiv/Berlin
Crowds on the street Unter den Linden on 3 October 1990. The official celebrations for the Day of German Unity were held in Berlin. Nationwide street parties had already begun on 2 October.
источник: picture-alliance/dpa/Jörg Schmitt
[Translate to Russisch:] Die Feierlichkeiten zum Tag der Deutschen Einheit beginnen am 3. Oktober 1990 mit einem ökumenischen Gottesdienst in der Ostberliner Marienkirche. Es folgt ein Staatsakt in der Philharmonie und am Abend die Feier vor dem Reichstag.
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