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a strait connecting the Mediterranean and the Black Sea

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The Treaty also constituted Bulgaria as a tributary principality of Russia; it required a heavy financial indemnity from Turkey; it gave to Russia the right to select a port on the Black Sea; it opened up the Dardanelles and the Bosporous at all times to Russian vessels; it obtained full rights for all Christians remaining under Turkish rule; and it gave Bessarabia to Russia in exchange for the corner of Bulgaria known as Dobruja.
Unconventionally, prepositioning airlift in Georgia or other Caspian countries prior to hostilities, shipping men and material through the Bosporous Strait to that country and then airlifting them to the CAS is a workable, but inefficient, method of global reach.
Turkey is also keen to reduce the flow of tankers which currently load crude in Russian, Georgian and Ukranian ports and which must transit the Black Sea through the narrow Dardanelles straits and the Bosporous in the heart of Istanbul.
O'Leary has laughed off the over-hyped talk of the "trip to Hell" with all the cheer of a Thompson's Tour rep, pointing to the Turks' marvellous hospitality, their fine hotels and boat trips on the Bosporous.
O'Leary has laughed off the over-hyped talk of the "Trip to Hell", with all the cheer of a Thomson's tour rep, pointing to the Turks' marvellous hospitality, their fine hotels and boat trips on the Bosporous.
Islam should be understood religiously, and Arab Islam culturally, as part of the same Mediterranean civilization that has also profoundly shaped Judaism and Christianity.(11) The "West" (despite current headlines) does not stop at the Bosporous,(12) but in fact at the Indus.
There are districts down by the Bosporous boasting simply fabulous villas.
Michel Mollat du Jourdin likens the Mediterranean to the lungs of Europe breathing in, as fresh air, the arts, ideas, mysteries, luxuries, commerce, and erotica of a broader, unseen world down the Red Sea, beyond Allepo, the Bosporous, the Black Sea, Caffa.
Now, Ortakoy is almost under the shadow of the Bosporous suspension bridge, and is very much part of the great city.
An oil pipeline running westward to the Mediterranean also would be able to bypass the Bosporous, resolving some of the safety and environmental concerns we all share about increased tanker traffic through those dangerous straits.
A confrontation between Russia and Turkey ostensibly concerns navigation rights, safety and traffic schedules in the Bosporous and Dardanelles straits as well as marine ecology in the polluted Black Sea.
Basic planning is sensible, with a wall of housing looking over the Sound to protect the inner part from winds that drive here as fiercely as they do down the Bosporous. Within the wall are lower, small-scale housing courts, a park, and a suggestion that a notion of complex social structure might perhaps evolve.