Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentMilitary · 1 month ago

Why was Crimea an ideal military position for the Russians?

2 Answers

  • Bill-M
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Better access to the Black Sea.

  • 1 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. 

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