The Russian naval headquarters in Sevastopol is one among Moscow’s most vital bases.
Russian-occupied Crimea is more and more beneath assault by Ukraine.
The world annexed by Moscow 9 years in the past is now an energetic entrance within the struggle between the 2 neighbors.
As soon as seen as a fortress of Moscow’s navy may, Sevastopol has demonstrated with this newest assault that Ukraine is able to reaching targets far past the entrance strains.
There’s hypothesis that British or French missiles helped Ukraine perform a direct hit on the Russian naval headquarters – one among Moscow’s most vital bases – on Friday.
So why is Crimea so vital to each side on this battle?
Presenter: Laura Kyle
Andrey Baklanov – Vice Chairman of the Affiliation of Russian Diplomats
Domitilla Sagramoso – Senior Lecturer in Security and Improvement at King’s Faculty London
Michael Bociurkiw – Senior Fellow on the Atlantic Council