Could Kaliningrad spark a spiral of doom between Russia and the West?
Like a zombie from the graveyard of past European strife, the region has risen again to sow discord
The Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, known until 1946 by its German name, Koenigsberg, is a microcosm of all that’s ever gone wrong in Europe. So it’s hardly surprising this strip of land by the Baltic Sea has become the latest flashpoint in the wider conflict between Moscow and the West. ..