Russia's Bosporus Maritime Tanker Oil Superhighway Increasingly Unsettles Turks


Quick – name Europe’s third largest city, which has a maritime channel cutting through the heart of the metropolis, transiting a massive tanker every 15 minutes, around the clock?
 
For those with dicey geography, it’s Istanbul, which in the past two decades since the collapse of Communism has seen its population explode along with tanker traffic from the Black Sea, carrying Russian and Kazakh “black gold” for foreign markets.
 
The Bosporus and Dardanelles

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