The Potentialities of Russia to Re-Sovereignty over the Caspian Sea

Document Type : Original Article


Russia after the collapsing of Soviet Union ignored and left behind the Caspian Sea for a short time due to giving preference to relationship with West. Discovery of new sources of energy in the Caspian region and the significance of the geopolitical position of this region in Europe, Asia and the Middle East and the key role that plays in the power balances in the world, also West attention spatially America and the signing of several major oil deals with coastal republics, concerned the Russian government.  Therefore, Russia makes a swirl in its foreign policy in this area to create new strategies and stimulates Russian government to get back on the region and Once again, take their sovereignty back, through the use of military, political and economic power (according to the priorities of the Eurasian and economic policy integration in the countries of the Caspian basin that considered as a disadvantage).
There is the question due to recent changes in Russia after the Soviet collapse that whether Russia has necessary tools for apply its sovereignty on the Caspian Sea? With a little accuracy to actions, potentials and characteristics of Russia, this theory forms that Russian by using capacities, political, military and economic, has the necessitous tools to re-sovereignty of its power in the Caspian.


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