Putin drives throughout the Crimean bridge two months after the Ukrainian assault

A automotive bomb broken the infrastructure linking Russian territory with the Crimean peninsula in OctoberThis Monday, Vladimir Putin personally inspected the Crimean bridge on the wheel of a automotive “Let’s go on the appropriate aspect. The left aspect of the bridge, so far as I do know, it is nonetheless beneath development,” he informed his co-pilot

The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, has traveled aboard a automotive the bridge that connects with the Crimean peninsula, in a symbolic vindication of an infrastructure that suffered severe harm by the explosion of a truck on October 8.

The official Russian media have launched photographs exhibiting Putin driving the automobile and accompanied by the deputy prime minister, Marat Jusnulin. The president explains that he drives on one of many two sides of the bridge, hoping that the opposite half may also be “in good situation”, based on the Interfax company.

The partial destruction of the Kerch bridge was one of the crucial symbolic blows towards Russia because the begin of its army offensive in February. Russian authorities, who blame Ukrainian intelligence, have made a number of arrests as a part of an investigation into alleged terrorism.

Inaugurated by Putin in 2018, it is likely one of the most vital infrastructure works on the peninsula since its annexation in 2014 and a symbolic and sensible instance of the connection of this territory to Russia. The construction, 19 kilometers lengthy, features a rail transport monitor and a freeway.