THE SEA MINE THREAT IN THE BLACK SEA FROM THE UKRAINE INVASION

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?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrLsxk5MgmQ

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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