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.
President of Russia Vladimir Putin opens the auto part of the 19 km-long road-and-rail Kerch Strait Bridge connecting Crimea with Russia. 2018-05-15 20:30:11 (First version)
President of Russia Vladimir Putin opens the auto part of the 19 km road-and-rail Kerch Strait Bridge connecting Crimea with Russia. (Current version)
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