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Poland replaces Russian ‘Kaliningrad’ with Polish ‘Królewiec’ on maps in effort ‘to reclaim historical heritage’

Poland decided to return to the traditional name of Królewiec, replacing the Russian Kaliningrad on Polish maps. Kaliningrad is an enclave seized by the Soviet Union from Germany, then named Königsberg, at the end of the Second World War. The Commission on the Standardization of Geographical Names Outside the Republic of Poland, operating under the […]