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The Montreux Convention and the Russia-Ukraine War

Read: The Russian Invasion of Ukraine: What China Thinks General outlines of the regime introduced by the Montreux Convention The Montreux Convention brings some assurances that reduce the security concerns of both Turkey and other Black Sea littoral countries arising from foreign warships; the convention uses the concept of warship instead of “military ship.

Is There any Limit to Russian Expansion under Vladimir Putin?

Read: Orthodoxy and Russian Foreign Policy: A Story of Rise and Fall Putin's iron grip In the hours up to the invasion, Putin recognized the independence of the self-proclaimed People's Republics of Donetsk and Luhansk – everything in an usurpatory attempt to redraw the map according to his own liking and to undermine the international order.