A video report from the excellent historical series by Mark Felton on 14 May covers a current development. It reports that over the previous month Soviet-era sea mines have begun drifting into Romanian and Turkish waters from the Ukraine coast – with one ship already sunk, possibly from hitting such a mine. It asks who is releasing them, and what threat do they pose to one of the world’s busiest seaways – the Bosphorus Strait?
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