Russia officially opened the Crimean bridge

Россия официально открыла Крымский мост

Putin on a truck led the convoy of cars, which officially opened traffic on the bridge from Russia to the annexed Peninsula.

Russia officially opened the Crimean bridge, which runs across the Kerch Strait. The ceremony was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, reports RIA Novosti.

Putin said “let’s Go!” and got behind the wheel of a KAMAZ. The Russian President went over the bridge at the head of the convoy of 36 trucks.

Putin opened the Crimean bridge: video

Car traffic on the bridge will start on may 16 at 5.30 am. First on the bridge will drive the inhabitants of the Crimea and Kuban.

Travel for cars and buses, will open simultaneously with the two banks of the Strait of Kerch – two lanes in each direction.

The length of the Crimean bridge is situated 19 kilometers, it is the largest in Russia. The construction involved in the company Arkady Rotenberg, a longtime friend of Putin.

The cost of the project amounted to 228,3 billion rubles. Media reports that this figure could rise at least 100 billion.

Earlier media reported that one of the first who will pass through the Crimean bridge, will be the Night wolves bikers, close to the Kremlin.

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