Naval War College Review
Russia’s grand military strategy has a distinct maritime bent, the Ukrainian south coast is Russia’s most tangible strategic prize, and naval forces are crucial to holding it. Since the war’s beginning, Ukraine’s carefully planned strategy has applied stress to key elements of Russia’s maritime strategy, and Ukraine’s theory of victory is shaped by maritime considerations as thoroughly as Russia’s.
"Naval Considerations in the Russo-Ukrainian War,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 75:
4, Article 4.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol75/iss4/4