I suppose it's easy to be skeptical and say 'they dragged their feet."
I take a different perspective, perhaps because it reinforces my worldview that Germany has assumed much of its unique historical responsibility.
After six decades, 80,000 former USSR Nazi victims to get compensation
Particularly good because of how they stepped up during these challenging economic times.
Either way...it's a good thing for those getting compensation.
A big shout out to Stu Eizenstat for driving this.