Kaliningrad and Lithuania

Russian Foreign Affairs statement

You may have learned by now of the blockade of Kaliningrad by Lithuania. The city became part of Russia as part of the Yalta agreements and is connected to Russia by a single rail line that goes through the Suwalki Gap.

VILNIUS, Lithuania — Lithuania on Monday defended its decision to bar rail transit from Russia to a Russian Baltic Sea exclave of goods hit by European Union sanctions, in a move that drew Moscow’s…

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