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    MR.ALEXI KOSYGIN, THE SOVIET PRIME MINISTER, ARRIVED IN EAST BERLIN TODAY (TUESDAY) FROM LEIPZIG.ONE OF?

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    MR.ALEXI KOSYGIN, THE SOVIET PRIME MINISTER, ARRIVED IN EAST BERLIN TODAY (TUESDAY) FROM LEIPZIG.ONE OF THE FIRST EVENTS ON HIS ITINERARY WAS A VISIT TO THE BERLIN WALL.

    THREE EAST GERMAN SENTRIES AT THE GATE, WEARING GREATCOATS, PRESENTED BOUQUETS OF PINK CARNATIONS TO MR.KOSYGIN.THE WEATHER WAS BITTERLY COLD AND HEAVY SNOW WAS FALLING.

    MR.KOSYGIN HAD WALKED THROUGH THE SNOW TO THE GATE AND CLIMBED UP TO A ROOM NEAR THE ROOF.HE WAS ABLE TO SEE INTO WEST BERLIN FROM THE VISITORS' ROSTRUM.PEOPLE WATCHING FROM WEST BERLIN SAW A SOVIET OFFICER EXPLAINING THE SCENE TO HIM.

    IN THE AFTERNOON MR.KOSYGIN ALSO PAID HIS RESPECTS TO THE THOUSANDS OF SOVIET SOLDIERS WHO DIED IN THE BATTLE FOR BERLIN IN 1945.HE VISITED THE MASS GRAVES WHERE SOME OF THE DEAD LIE BURIED BENEATH A GIANT STATUE OF A RUSSIAN SOLDIER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8NSNTHSBZ4H86JJOWO9NWYGKO
    Media URN:
    VLVA8NSNTHSBZ4H86JJOWO9NWYGKO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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