A Russian customs officer at a port in the Baltic Sea town of Baltiysk in the Kaliningrad region. File photo: Reuters
A Russian customs officer at a port in the Baltic Sea town of Baltiysk in the Kaliningrad region. File photo: Reuters
Ukraine war

Ukraine war: Russia vows to inflict pain on Lithuania over Kaliningrad goods ‘blockade’

  • Nikolai Patrushev, secretary of Russia’s Security Council, threatened retaliation after Lithuania banned the transit of sanctioned goods to the Baltic exclave
  • Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte hit back, saying it was ‘ironic’ to hear Moscow complaining about law

A Russian customs officer at a port in the Baltic Sea town of Baltiysk in the Kaliningrad region. File photo: Reuters
A Russian customs officer at a port in the Baltic Sea town of Baltiysk in the Kaliningrad region. File photo: Reuters
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