In the Kaliningrad region completed demarcation of the state border of the Russian Federation and Lithuania

In the Kaliningrad region completed demarcation of the state border of the Russian Federation and Lithuania


The border sign, which was installed Monday near a checkpoint Chernyshevsky-kibartaj in Nesterovsky area has become a 572-m account.

KALININGRAD, 28 Dec. The demarcation of the state border of Russia with Lithuania culminated in the Kaliningrad region, the last border sign was installed Monday near a checkpoint Chernyshevsky-kibartaj in Nesterovsky area.

“The last border sign was 572. Thus ended, initiated in 2006, the procedure of demarcation of the Russian-Lithuanian border,” — said at the ceremony at the border crossing point, the representative of the border Department of the FSB of Russia, Oleg Dzhurayev.

Participation in the ceremony took the lead of the border Department of the FSB of Russia in the Kaliningrad region Department of the FSB of Russia in the region, the regional authorities, veterans of the border service, the border Commissioner of the Republic of Lithuania on the Lithuanian-Russian state border.

The collapse of the USSR in 1991 marked the necessity of delimitation and demarcation (the line of the state border on the terrain with the designation of its special characters) on the Russian-Lithuanian state border. In may 2010 was installed boundary sign on the Russian-Lithuanian state border jointly by Russian, Polish and Lithuanian sides. This sign closed the borders of three States, it is named after the nearby “lake vistytis”.

Kaliningrad has no common borders with the rest of Russia, is surrounded by EU countries – Poland and Lithuania. The total length of the borders, including sea areas of the Curonian and Kaliningrad bays, is 648,3 kilometers. From them the land border with Poland — 236,3 km, Lithuania — 285,9 km, sea areas — to 126.1 miles.