Contents tagged with Kerch Strait Bridge
A section of the railway portion of the Crimean bridge fell into the sea during assembly, the Russian Taman Road Administration reports.
“On the sea stretch of the bridge construction between the Kuzlinsky Split and the island of the same name, during the process of lowering onto supports, one of the railway spans tilted and fell into the shallow waters,”- the report states.
The incident was presumably due to technical issues with the jack system. No staff members were injured.
“The supports …
During his speech at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, September 26 in New York ,President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko accused Russia of trying to occupy the Azov Sea.
“After the occupation of the Crimea, [Russia wants] to occupy the Azov Sea. They illegally built a bridge across the Kerch Strait,” stated the President of Ukraine.
Poroshenko said that Russia hinders the navigation of Ukrainian and international vessels in the region. “Such illegal and serious …
The search and rescue ship A500 Donbas and the tugboat A830 Korets recently arrived in the city of Berdyansk, Ukrainian Navy Representative Taras Chmut reported on social media. "Arrived! Congratulations to the fleet on an important event!" - wrote Chmut.
Earlier, Ukraine’s online military news outlet reported that the boats arrived in Mariupol on the evening of September 24. Two small armored artillery boats, P177 Kremenchuk and P178 Lubny accompanied them.
The Donbas and the Korets departed …
Two Ukrainian military ships, the A500 Donbas search-and-rescue vessel and the A830 Korets tugboat passed under the Crimean Bridge, which connects the Taman Peninsula to Crimea, the Ukrainian Military Portal reported on Sunday.
“Earlier, the small armored artillery boats R177 Kremenchuh and R178 Lubny left from the Berdyansk port to meet the search-and-rescue vessel A500 Donbas and sea tugboat A830 Korets in the direction of the Kerch crossing. They were delivered to Berdyansk at the start of …
The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) "forgot" to include dozens of Russian companies that are included in the sanctions list of the US Treasury, stated Ukrainian MP Svitlana Zalishchuk in her article for Ukrayinska Pravda.
According to Zalishchuk, the journalist Valentyna Samar and journalists from the Center for Journalistic Investigations noticed that forty individuals and companies involved in the annexation of the Crimea and operating in the Donbas that are included …
The completion of the contracted work to ensure the safety of the transport on the Crimean Bridge, which connects mainland Russia with the annexed peninsula, is postponed again, the Kommersant newspaper reports citing sources familiar with the situation.
Thus, Russia postponed till the beginning of December the completion of work to ensure the auto-transport safety on the Crimean Bridge from the Kerch side. The works include the construction of a stationary truck inspection and examination …
The European Council imposed economic sanctions against Russian companies that took part in the construction of the bridge to the Crimea. The decision was published in the official journal of the EU.
Sanctions were imposed on PJSC Mostotrest and Stroygazmontazh Corporation (SGM Group), which are already under similar US sanctions. The list also includes AO Institute Giprostroymost in Saint-Petersburg, JSC Zaliv Shipyard, Stroygazmontazh Most OOO and CJSC VAD.
“As part of the Union's non- …
Crimean officials intend to visit Syria in the fall of 2018, said Deputy Prime Minister of Crimea in the Russian Federation Council Georgy Muradov on July 3.
According to him, during the visit, the two sides will discuss areas of cooperation “which are important for Syria and for the Crimea.”
“Syria has a critical need for various building materials and materials that are needed for rebuilding and repairing roads, railways, and the infrastructure. There is great interest in cooperation in the …
In its suit against Russia, Ukraine will add a claim about violating the Convention on the Law of the Sea with regard to illegal construction of the bridge across the Kerch Strait by Russia, as stated by the speaker of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Mariana Betsa, reported Interfax-Ukraine.
“This in no way changes the status of the Crimea as an integral part of the territory of Ukraine, which is temporarily occupied by the Russian Federation. Of course, this issue of the Kerch …
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stated on Twitter that he was confident that Russia would be held responsible for the “illegal construction of the Kerch Bridge and other crimes.”
“Russia will need [the Kerch Bridge] as a road to retreat. After the restoration of Ukraine’s sovereignty in the Crimea, Ukraine will use it to strengthen links with Kuban where a large number of Ukrainians live,” his statement reads.
According to Russian media, Arkady Rotenberg, Chairman of the Board of …