Sloan visits Kaliningrad, Russia, and investigates the effects of poverty in post-Soviet society ranging from poor medical facilities to increases in drug addiction and STD rates. Kaliningrad was founded as Konigsberg in 1255 by the Teutonic Knights. It has an enviable ice-free port on the Baltic Sea, making it strategically useful for both military and commercial purposes.
From the Crooked Timber Okla Elliott efore the conductors checked our tickets and passports, I knew our B train had crossed the border into the Kaliningrad oblast. It might have b
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