Why was Crimea an ideal military position for the Russians?
- Bill-MLv 71 month ago
Better access to the Black Sea.
- Christian SinnerLv 71 month ago
It sticks out further south with good geographical features for a naval base in the Black Sea. Crimea is a hub for oil pipelines. Putin wants to control the pipelines in Russia, Crimea, and south of the Caucuses mountains. That is why he is in Armenia and Azerbaijan.