World Cup 2018: Kaliningrad - the venue next door to the West

World Cup 2018: Kaliningrad - the venue next door to the West
 

For European football fans wary of Russia, a World Cup match just 50km (31 miles) across the border from the EU could be just the ticket.
The westernmost host city for the tournament, Kaliningrad is a Russian exclave squeezed between Lithuania and Poland. As six of the eight teams playing there are from Europe, many visiting fans could bypass Moscow altogether.
One popular route for England supporters is likely to involve a budget flight to Gdansk and a short hop into Russia by bus.
Previously known as Königsberg, Kaliningrad was German territory for centuries before World War Two.... read more

 
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