Ionuţ PURICĂ, PhD*
The Black Sea region has been a crossroads for the Silk Road and for the Road from the Varangians to the Greeks. It is still keeping its importance.
Control of the Bosphorus and Dardanele Straights was a constant historical struggle between the powers of the World.
We find the Black Sea area now as important as ever for various reasons.
* PhD, Professor univ., Executive Director, Center for Energy and Environmental Consultancy, Bucharest