Mark Galeotti Mark Galeotti

Britain’s duty to the Black Sea

HMS Defender in the Black Sea in June (Getty)

With Russian troops massing on Ukraine’s borders, the Black Sea is looking choppy. While that may seem to have little significance for us, in an age of globalised supply chains, international security commitments and Britain’s ‘tilt to the Indo-Pacific,’ that matters more than we might think. However, there is also an opportunity for the UK.

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