The Suwalki corridor is the almost 100 kilometer gap that separates Belarus from Kaliningrad. The area is also called NATO’s achilles’ heel, because it’s considered as being the weakest point in terms of security policy.
The corridor is the only place that by land connects the Baltic contries with the rest of Europe.
Residents near the border have an escaple plan and a bagpack in case of war - and the number of civilians applying for membership in the Riflemen’s Union has increased from 10 to 120 a month after the war in Ukraine.
The article was published in Kristeligt Dagblad 12th April 2022.