March 21, 2014

Kaliningrad: Russia's Own Breakaway Region?

Dick Krickus, The National Interest


Since the Russian government claims that the residents of Crimea have the legal justification to bolt from Ukraine, can we assume that the residents of Kaliningrad have the same right to join the EU?

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TAGGED: Ukraine, European Union, Russia, Kaliningrad


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