Contents tagged with Crimean Bridge

  • Kyiv vows further international sanctions against Russia over Crimean Bridge

    Ukraine will ensure that international sanctions are introduced against the companies and persons who participate in the construction of the Crimean bridge, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry announced.

    “Ukraine will work consistently on the increase in national and international sanctions against the physical and legal entities involved in the illegal construction of the bridge crossing over the Kerch strait,” the statement on the Foreign Ministry’s website reads.

    The department also expressed …

  • Russia postpones final work on the Crimean bridge until the end of 2019

    On April 30, the Russian government issued an order to extend till December 1, 2019 the contracted work on the safety of the transport crossing over the Kerch Strait-the Crimean Bridge, the newspaper Kommersant reports.  

    This decree also modifies the schedule for the implementation of automobile security of the approaching lanes from Kerch and Taman: changing from April 30, the date will now be postponed until September 30.

    It was earlier reported that there are problems with bridge …

  • Seven Dutch companies under investigation for supplying equipment toward construction of Crimean bridge

    Interfax, citing Western media, reports  that the Dutch Prosecutor's Office has launched investigations into seven Dutch companies suspected of violating EU sanctions against Russia.

    "An investigation is under way regarding the alleged relationship of seven Dutch firms to the construction of a bridge connecting Russia and the Crimea," the Prosecutor's Office said in a statement.

     According to the investigators, the companies may have supplied technical equipment for the construction of the …

  • Ukrainian MP: Russia’s Kerch Bridge to Crimea should be given to Ukraine

    Refat Chubarov, Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, stated in an interview with the Obozrevatel news outlet that Russia should hand over the Crimean bridge “as contribution” to a special “international consortium” which should be established to operate the bridge.

    “As the country that annexed Crimea, Russia should hand over the Crimean Bridge as a contribution to the international consortium for damage caused [to Ukraine],” Chubarov stated. “The transfer agreement should contain measures …