12:37 GMT08 April 2020
Listen Live
    Get short URL

    On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold an official opening ceremony for the Crimean bridge, which will connect the Crimean peninsula with Russia's mainland part.

    The 19-kilometer-long bridge has been finished six months early and will become the longest bridge in Europe. The project was aimed to facilitate transportation between mainland Russia and the peninsula, which were previously connected only by a ferry line.

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the building of the Crimean bridge proved that President Putin's most ambitious plans could be implemented.


    Dutch Dieseko Group Admits Being Under Probe for Role in Building Crimean Bridge
    Putin Says Would Like People to Start Using Crimea Bridge This Summer
    Meet Mostik, the Cat Supervising the Construction of Russia's Crimean Bridge
    To Crimea on Foot: Another Step Towards Completion of Kerch Strait Bridge
    Over 20 Boats Sail Under the New Arch of Russia’s Bridge to Crimea
    Six Thousand Ton Arch of Crimean Bridge Ready for Installation (VIDEO)
    Construction Work on the Crimean Bridge More Than Half Way Done
    bridge, opening, Crimea, Russia
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via SputnikComment via Facebook