The Black Sea knot

Grinevetskiy, Zhonn, Jhilzov The Black Sea knot
Author: Grinevetskiy, Zhonn, Jhilzov
Year: 2007
Pages: 200
Cover: hard cover
Book size: 60x90/16
ISBN: 978-5-7133-1291-7

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The Black Sea region has become the scene of a collision of geopolitical interests of the Black Sea countries and outside the region states. With the collapse of the USSR and the socialist bloc region acquires a new political and economic configuration, a new model of cooperation between the countries and regional security. The book highlights the role of international transport corridors, oil and gas pipelines, which are involved in laying the Black Sea countries.


Affected by complicating their relationship ethnic conflicts, as well as international legal problems - especially the Black Sea straits and delimitation of the Black Sea.


A separate chapter is devoted to the situation on the Crimean peninsula. Attention is paid to the mechanisms of regional cooperation and the new geopolitical projects, including those aimed at countering the influence of Russia. The evolution of U.S. policy in the region. The book covers a very stressful environmental condition of the Black Sea.