Waves of ambition: Russia’s military build-up in the Black Sea

What can the EU and NATO do to reduce the risk of escalation in the region?

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Gustav Gressel, Senior Policy Fellow, ECFR Wider Europe Programme

Radu Magdin, CEO, Smartlink Communications and Associate Researcher for Romania, ECFR

Chaired by

Vessela Tcherneva, Deputy Director of ECFR and Head of the Sofia Office

Since the illegal annexation of Crimea, Moscow has put considerable effort into modernising and strengthening military infrastructure in the Black Sea. What can the EU and NATO do to reduce the risk of escalation in the region?