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    Putin inaugurates bridge by driving a truck across to seized peninsula Crimea
    May15

    Putin inaugurates bridge by driving a truck across to seized peninsula Crimea

    The 12-mile bridge gives Russia a land crossing to the peninsula seized in 2014 …read more Source: ABC...

    Putin to open mega bridge linking Crimea to Russia
    May15

    Putin to open mega bridge linking Crimea to Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to unveil on Tuesday a highly symbolic bridge linking southern Russia to the Crimea, four years after the peninsula was annexed from Ukraine. The Crimean Bridge, at 19 kilometres will be Europe’s longest, overtaking Lisbon’s Vasco da Gama Bridge. Built at a cost of 228bn roubles ($3.7bn), the...

    Offices of Russian media outlets raided in Ukrainian capital
    May15

    Offices of Russian media outlets raided in Ukrainian capital

    Ukrainian security agencies raided at least two offices of Russian media outlets in the Ukrainian capital Kiev, media outlets said Tuesday. …read more Source: Iran...

    Putin drives KAMAZ truck to officially open bridge link with annexed Crimea
    May15

    Putin drives KAMAZ truck to officially open bridge link with annexed Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, driving a truck, unveiled the auto section of a new road-and-rail bridge linking Russia to the annexed Crimean peninsula on Tuesday, defying Ukraine which said the move showed cynical disregard for international law. Putin, at the wheel of a heavy KAMAZ truck, drove the full 19 km (12 miles) across the bridge...

    Putin Drives Truck to Open New Russia-Crimea Bridge
    May15

    Putin Drives Truck to Open New Russia-Crimea Bridge

    Russian President Vladimir Putin drove a truck across a new bridge connecting mainland Russia to Moscow-annexed Crimea Tuesday, a project Ukraine has condemned as a violation of international law. Russian state television showed Putin behind the wheel of a construction truck with workers on the nearly 20-kilometer drive across the bridge, which...

    Putin opens bridge to Crimean land annexed in 2014
    May15

    Putin opens bridge to Crimean land annexed in 2014

    Kremlin President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday opened a bridge connecting Russia with Crimea — land that he annexed four years ago. …read more Source: United Press...

    OSCE PA delegation discusses ‘ways to end fighting and reduce suffering’ with Ukraine’s Poroshenko, top officials
    May15
    Bridge marks physical ‘reunification’ of Crimea with Russian mainland
    May15

    Bridge marks physical ‘reunification’ of Crimea with Russian mainland

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    Putin opens bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea
    May15

    Putin opens bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea

    …read more Source: The Times of...

    Putin opens bridge between Crimea and Russian mainland
    May15

    Putin opens bridge between Crimea and Russian mainland

    Russian state media hail 12-mile bridge across Kerch strait as ‘construction of the century’Vladimir Putin has opened a bridge between the Russian mainland and Crimea, tightening Russia’s hold over the contested peninsula, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014.The 12-mile (19km), $3.7bn (£2.7bn) bridge is Moscow’s only...