The Russian naval headquarters in Sevastopol is one in all Moscow’s most vital bases.
Russian-occupied Crimea has come below growing assault from Ukraine.
The territory annexed by Moscow 9 years in the past is now an lively battlefront within the struggle between the 2 neighbours.
As soon as seen as a fortress of Moscow’s army would possibly, Sevastopol has proven with this newest assault that Ukraine is able to reaching targets far past the entrance strains.
There’s hypothesis that British or French missiles helped Ukraine obtain a direct hit on Friday on the Russian naval headquarters – one in all Moscow’s most vital bases.
So why is Crimea so vital to either side on this battle?
Presenter: Laura Kyle
Andrey Baklanov – Deputy chairman of the Affiliation of Russian Diplomats
Domitilla Sagramoso – Senior lecturer in safety and growth at King’s School London
Michael Bociurkiw – Senior fellow on the Atlantic Council