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Russian President Vladimir Putin has inaugurated the automobile part of the newly-built Crimean Bridge. He took the seat at the wheel in the cabin of a Kamaz truck to lead a convoy of 35 vehicles (dump trucks, cranes, cement trucks, tanker trucks and other equipment) along the nineteen-kilometer bridge towards Crimea’s seaside city of Kerch.
Axar.az informs citing TASS.
He invited the CEO of the bridge building company, SGM-Most, Alexander Ostrovsky, into the cabin to join him for the brief journey.
Cameras planted along the route videoed the brightest moments of the historical ride.
At the other end of the 19-kilometer bridge, in Crimea, Putin will attend a brief open air show.
The Crimean Bridge will open to cars and public transport on Wednesday, May 16.
2018.05.15 / 17:55