Lithuania helps forgotten Kaliningrad

  • 1998-09-17
  • By Rokas M. Tracevskis
VILNIUS - Although some companies have seen their exports to Russia dry up in the face of the current economic crisis there, most Lithuanians have remained untouched by the problems.However, Lithuania can look in either direction - to the Russian mainland to the east or the Kaliningrad district to the west - to see the crisis first hand.In Kaliningrad in particular, things are grim. The ghost of starvation hovers over the enclave, according to Lithuanian media reports. Only three types of products are easily obtained for Kaliningrad inhabitants: mineral water, vodka and bread. The Kaliningr...
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