NATO’s “Weak Link” on the Black Sea and Counteracting Russia

Bulgaria Between Russia and the West   Roman Kot The dynamics of developments in the Black Sea basin indicates that the region is becoming quite dangerous due to the aggressiveness of the Russian Federation. After the two acts of aggression — illegal annexation of Crimea and restriction of navigation in the Kerch Strait — the next such stage will most likely be Russians’ destructive actions in the northwestern sector of the Black Sea basin, in particular, taking control of Zmiinyi Island and restricting access to Odesa, Chornomorsk and other Ukrainian ports. By these steps, Russia is not only trying to economically crush Ukraine. Such steps…

Детально >>