Ukraine lobbies Russia to include bridge over Kerch Strait into ring road around the Black Sea

Konstantin Yefimenko, Ukraine’s Minister of Transport and Communications, made this announcement. A bridge crossing project over the Kerch Strait may be discussed by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his Ukrainian counterpart, Viktor Yanukovich, at their next meeting. The technical and economic feasibility study of a transport crossing over the Kerch Strait is currently being conducted; the crossing would allow the shortest transport link between Europe and Asia. (ITAR TASS, 09/30/2010)

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