Geopolitics, the geographical fact of location in the heart of the Eurasian landmass and the political fact of contiguous threats and enemies, dictated that Moscovy focus first and foremost on land power.
Jacobsen, C. G.
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Naval War College Review: Vol. 40
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Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol40/iss2/4