war on the rocks

Ukraine Announces New Base to Contest Azov Sea

October 5, 2018

Episode Notes:

On Monday, Ukraine announced it will rapidly build a military base on the Azov Sea. This announcement comes on the heels of a deployment of more Ukrainian forces to the area to counter deepening Russian dominance. Michael Kofman, Director of Russia Studies Program at Center Naval Analysis (CNA), details what's happening and why.