President Zelensky has presented a comprehensive ten-point peace plan amid Russia’s months-long aggression in Ukraine. However, experts say Zelensky’s peace formula overlooks Ukraine’s vital interest in the Black Sea, which is a mistake. Experts say Ukraine’s peace treaty must ensure that the local balance of power in the Black Sea is equalised over time. Experts say incorporating the Black Sea balance of power into Ukraine’s peace agreement will also attract more international support for Kyiv. Here’s why the Russian Navy needs to be expelled from the Black sea.