Get the latest news from RT in Kaliningrad, formerly Konigsberg, including traveling and sports. Kaliningrad is the capital of Kaliningrad Region, Russia, and is an exclave between Lithuania and Poland on the Baltic Sea. Upon the decision taken at the Potsdam Conference of 1945, Kaliningrad (then Konigsberg) became a part of Russia (then the Soviet Union) in 1945. Read history, cultural and geography news on RT.com. Kaliningrad will be one of the venues for the 2018 World Cup. Check out the most interesting news and updates on the matches taking place Kaliningrad Stadium and in other host cities of 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Don’t forget to check out authors’ opinions on the news and current events taking place in Kaliningrad.