FLANKS Policy Brief The Crimean Aircraft Carrier. Russian Federation Militarization of the Black Sea – conducted during FLANKS research project, carried out in partnership between the New Strategy Center and the Norwegian Institute for International Affairs (NUPI) between 2020-2021.
This policy brief covers the security situation of the Black Sea region in which Russia has engaged in a strong militarization program of the Crimean Peninsula, becoming thus a “power projection platform”. The material presents the most important findings and conclusions presented in more detail in the FLANKS Working Paper The Crimean Aircraft Carrier. Russian Federation Militarization of the Black Sea
prepared jointly by members of the FLANKS project.