November 9, 2014 4:00 AM EST

Twenty-five years ago, on Nov.9, the Berlin Wall fell, paving the way for the reunification of Germany and the end of the Cold War.

In Berlin, world leaders, peace activists and celebrities will mark the momentous events of a quarter-century ago Sunday, in front of a crowd of hundreds of thousands. Live video of the event is set to begin at 10 a.m. local time (4 a.m. ET)

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