Geostrategy of the Russian Navy in the Black Sea

irina-isakovaIn case you missed our first issue of the Geostrategic Maritime Review, it is a good time to take a look at Dr Irina Isakova’s article on page 29, entitled “Geostrategy of the Russian Navy in the Black Sea”

Here is the introduction of the article :

In 2013 the Russian Black Sea Fleet celebrated its 430th anniversary, tracing its roots to
1783, when Russia conquered the Crimea and established the port of Sevastopol. From
its formation the fleet asserted a strong strategic presence in the Black Sea region and a
swift response to any threats against the nation.  It‘s current reshaping symbolises renewed attempts of turning Russia’s only year-round warm-water fleet into a viable force capable of conducting a wide range of maritime operations.

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