KALININGRAD REGION Калининградская область 2003
Well worth the effort in visiting, a strange mixture of brutalist russian, decaying prussian and an agricultural policy which seemed to be almost total setaside. It is the huge elephant in the European room, surrounded by EC states and requiring travellers to pass through any two from Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Belarus to reach the rest of Russia.The former German naval town of Pillau -Baltiysk-is still off limits to visitors as the rest of the region was during soviet times.
Place names transformed here...
guide.kaliningrad.net/?type=1501
www.thecopydude.com/?page_id=33
Try out this fascinating YouTUbe film
www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAgSqiSxz7M&feature=channel_page
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