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    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
    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...

    News you need: Morning links for Tuesday, May 15
    May15

    News you need: Morning links for Tuesday, May 15

    It’s primary day in Pennsylvania, Idaho, Nebraska, and Oregon (CBS News) Pennsylvania is seeing competitive elections in both House and Senate races. Democrats in Nebraska vote on their candidate for a seat in the House of Representatives. Meanwhile, in Idaho, Sen. Raul Labrador, the founding member of the House Freedom Caucus, is hoping to...

    Putin Unveils Crimea Bridge
    May15

    Putin Unveils Crimea Bridge

    Russia officially opened a bridge to its annexed Crimean Peninsula on May 15, as Russian President Vladimir Putin drove a truck across the 19-kilometer span. In an address to officials and construction workers at Crimea’s eastern tip, Putin said the bridge “will give the development of the economy of Crimea and Sevastopol a new...

    Russia’s Putin drives truck to open bridge linking Moscow with annexed Crimea
    May15

    Russia’s Putin drives truck to open bridge linking Moscow with annexed Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday drove a truck across a new bridge linking mainland Russia to Moscow-annexed Crimea, triggering a fierce reaction from Kiev. …read more Source: France...

    Putin opens bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea
    May15

    Putin opens bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin drove a large construction truck Tuesday to road test the much-anticipated bridge linking southern Russia and the Crimean peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014. The 19-kilometer (11.8-mile) bridge, which took two years to build and cost $3.6 billion is Putin’s project to show that...

    Russia’s Putin drives truck to open bridge linking Moscow with annexed Crimea
    May15

    Russia’s Putin drives truck to open bridge linking Moscow with annexed Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday drove a truck across a new bridge linking mainland Russia to Moscow-annexed Crimea, triggering a fierce reaction from Kiev. …read more Source: France...