Naval mines and the Black Sea: Beyond the war in Ukraine


While the violation of international laws such as the chemical weapon convention, international humanitarian laws and the killings of prisoners of war (POW) continues to dominate the headlines in the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, little attention has been given to the naval mines discovered by the Turkish government in the Black Sea. The Black Sea which is a major shipping route to transmit goods globally is geographically connected through oceans by the Mediterranean Sea through Istanbul, sea of Azov, and Gibraltar Straits and it is bordered by Ukraine to the North, Georgia to the East, Turkey to the South, Russia to the North – East and Bulgaria and Romania to the…

Source: Nigerian Tribune