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Russia Faces Obstacles to Bolstering Its Black Sea Fleet

MIN READSep 24, 2014 | 09:04 GMT

A Russian naval vessel fires rockets near the Crimean city of Sevastopol to celebrate Navy Day on July 27, 2014.

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Despite increasingly determined efforts to regain its position as the pre-eminent naval power in the Black Sea, Russia will find it difficult to reclaim its dominant status given its numerous constraints and Turkey's much strengthened navy....

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