The road-and-rail bridge connecting Russia with the Crimean Peninsula, in the Kerch Strait, Crimea. Photo: Reuters

Bridge connects annexed Crimea to Russia – and Putin to a dream dating back to the last Tsar

The controversial 18km bridge will be the longest in Europe and has become an important symbol for the Russian president

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The road-and-rail bridge connecting Russia with the Crimean Peninsula, in the Kerch Strait, Crimea. Photo: Reuters
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