Why does Russia want Crimea?
March 3, 2014 8:58 AM Subscribe
Beyond affinity with Crimea's Russian-speaking majority, what does Russia stand to gain, strategically speaking, from control in the region? Succinct explanation or links to good explanatory articles are much appreciated.
posted by killdevil to Law & Government (20 answers total) 9 users marked this as a favorite
Russia's rationale has not been a focus of the breathless news coverage of the crisis, at least in the States.