Russia-Crimea bridge opened by Vladimir Putin


The controversial Crimean Bridge was finished six months early and links Russia’s southern Krasnodar region with the Crimean city of Kerch. It’s hoped the bridge will help reduce Crimea’s reliance on sea transport.

Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled a 19-kilometer (12-mile) bridge connecting southern Russia to the Crimean peninsula on Tuesday. Putin, dressed in blue jeans, drove an orange heavy KAMAZ truck on the auto section of the road-and-rail bridge as part of the ceremony…

Read more : Deutsche Welle, 15.05.2018