“Stratfor Eurasia Analyst Eugene Chausovsky examines the Caspian Sea’s large energy reserves and its conflicting maritime boundaries.”

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After the collapse of the Soviet Union, the world’s largest lake went from having just two countries on its shores to five. Dividing the maritime borders has been especially difficult since the Caspian Sea has rich energy reserves and this lake will remain a place of strategic interest for many regional powers.  This video has been added to my ESRI StoryMap that spatially organizes place-based videos for the geography classroom.    

Tags: borders, political, geopolitics, Central Asia, energy, resources, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Russiaeconomic, water.