Black Sea

Swimming banned at Georgia's Black Sea beaches

Red flags have been put out at the coastal regions of Georgia to note holiday-makers that swimming conditions are dangerous. According to the Emergency Management Service, a 3 - 4 magnitude storm is observed along the Black Sea …

EU confirms non-recognition policy on Crimea

Foreign ministers of 28 EU member-states have expressed concerns over the security situation in the Black Sea area and confirmed the non-recognition policy on Crimea, the Council of the European Union said in a statement adopted at its meeting in …

British ship HMS ECHO enters Batumi

The Royal Navy survey ship HMS Echo arrived in Georgia’s Black Sea port of Batumi today. The British Embassy to Georgia said the ship's visit further demonstrates “the ongoing strong and vibrant cooperation” …

NATO to increases exercises in Black Sea

Foreign ministers of NATO member-states agreed to expand surveillance operations in the Black Sea and also to increase the number of drills in the region jointly with Ukraine and Georgia, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg …

NATO bolsters Ukraine defences over Black Sea situation

NATO allies have increased their practical support to Ukraine in light of the security situation in the Black Sea, according to the statement following the NATO-Ukraine Commission meeting held at NATO Headquarters on March 6. "NATO …