Is Putin Turning the Mediterranean Into a Russian Lake?
The National Interest -

Michael Peck

Security, Europe

He can try.

Key point: The Mediterranean has long been a strategic area for military and commercial maritime traffic. Although NATO has a presence there, so too does Russia- and Moscow is ramping it up.

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