It might help to cut Ukraine into two or three pieces



William Yoder

The whole world is watching: will this end in a military conflict? Photo AFP

There are wars and rumours of wars in the Kaliningrad enclave – this sprawling, heavily-rural version of Cold War West Berlin. Yet Russians, in contrast to me, remain largely unruffled. They’re accustomed to adversity and insist on going about their business even in the shakiest of circumstances.