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Few foreigners in eastern Germany, but chill of xenophobia persists

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Snow on the streets of Frankfurt an der Oder in this picture taken in January. Migrants face an equally cold reception in this eastern German city where unemployment is far above the national average.

Frankfurt (Oder)

A SOCIAL worker in the drab eastern German city of Frankfurt an der Oder admits she feels isolated at work whenever talk turns to the country's record influx of refugees.

"I have to say that my colleagues are not very friendly towards foreigners and I am almost

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