Ankara successfully integrates domestically made radar systems into its ANKA drone a senior official says that will help locate and destroy stray naval mines in the Black Sea amid the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
Minehunter vessels, along with maritime patrol aircraft, constantly monitor waterways near the Turkish coasts in the Black Sea region to detect and neutralise drifting mines.
While the Russian military strategy is not a categorical failure in Ukraine as some are portraying, Moscow may have underestimated the resistance.
Recent history demonstrates that Russian commitments to ceasefires and humanitarian corridors are tentative at best and deliberately manipulative at worst.
Putin’s Ukraine expedition has not gone as Moscow initially wished, but experts think Russia is not doing as badly as the Western media reports.
Russia’s attack on Ukraine could lead to a major food crisis by disrupting current supply chains and further advancing Moscow and China’s influence in global markets.
Türkiye has been a candidate for EU membership since 1987 but talks have floundered in recent years.
The convention dating back to 1936 gives Türkiye control of its straits and authority to regulate the transit of naval warships.
Türkiye's Justice and Development (AK) Party spokesman Omer Celik stated that all Montreux Convention scenarios have been examined both legally and diplomatically for any decision on Black Sea security.
The 1936 Montreux Convention allows Türkiye to cut off any vessel transit between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean during wartime.
Moscow has already sent troops to eastern Ukraine. But keeping eastern Ukraine might not be enough for Vladimir Putin. Here are possible Russian invasion scenarios.
The small unrecognised country is located along Moldova’s eastern border with Ukraine, making Transnistria a crucial location for a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine.
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