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The Volkskammer (German: [ˈfɔlkskamɐ], People's Chamber) was the unicameral legislature of the German Democratic Republic (colloquially known as East Germany).[1] It was a bicameral legislature with a senate but was dissolved in 1952. This legislature was disbanded on October 3, 1990 and replaced by the Bundestag.

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  1. Sebetsyen, Victor (2009). Revolution 1989: The Fall of the Soviet Empire. New York City: Pantheon Books. ISBN 978-0-375-42532-5.