UNBLOCKING OF UKRAINIAN PORTS AND FREEDOM OF NAVIGATION IN THE BLACK SEA: POLITICAL AND DIPLOMATIC DIMENSION

The Black Sea is the "heart" of the wider Black Sea region. The state that dominates the Black Sea dominates the entire region and is able to influence the neighboring Eastern Mediterranean and the Caspian Sea region. After the illegal seizure by force of most of the maritime spaces of Ukraine and Georgia (the maritime zone opposite the Abkhaz Autonomous Republic), the Black Sea is dominated by the Russian Federation. From 24.02.2022 to 1.08.2022, the estimated losses of Ukraine caused by the naval blockade

The Centre for Global Studies "Strategy XXI" presents to your attention the research "Unblocking pf Ukrainian ports and freedom of navigation in the Black Sea: Political and diplomatic dimension," which became the first in a series of three analytical notes written within the framework of the project "Strengthening analytical decision-making capabilities in the field of foreign policy with the help of civil society," which is implemented by the Center for International Security with the support of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation Representation in Ukraine in 2022.

The research was first published on the analytical platform of the Project.

Authors: Bohdan Ustymenko, Mykhailo Gonchar, Pavlo Lakiychuk, Oksana Ishchuk.

The research is available for downloading below. 



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