SEBASTOPOL – The billion-dollar bridge between Russia and Crimea is constructed is soon to be opened. The opening on the 5th of may, months earlier than actually planned.
The bridge over the Strait of Kerch between the peninsula and the Russian mainland is controversial.
According to the Russian news channel RT reports on the 19-kilometer-long structure, the Portuguese Vasco da Gamabrug as the longest bridge of Europe. In addition to the traffic, it can also train there. Though passengers still have to wait until next year. The booggedeelte is lit in the colors of the Russian flag: white, blue, and red.
The bridge over the Strait of Kerch between the peninsula and the Russian mainland is controversial. The Ukrainian peninsula, in march 2014 annexed by Russia, but was by land only via Ukraine to achieve. A year after the annexation was begun on the construction of the bridge, that symbol has come to stand for the Russian annexation of the Crimea.