Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin visit the bridge connecting the Russian mainland and the occupied Crimean peninsula. The bridge was damaged by a truck bomb attack in October. Photo: Kremlin Pool via AP
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin visit the bridge connecting the Russian mainland and the occupied Crimean peninsula. The bridge was damaged by a truck bomb attack in October. Photo: Kremlin Pool via AP
Ukraine war

Ukraine war: Putin inspects Crimea bridge hit by blast; Kyiv warns of more blackouts after Russia hits power grid

  • Putin drove a car to occupied Crimea across a flagship bridge seriously damaged in an explosion that Russia blamed on an act of ‘terrorism’ by Ukraine
  • About half the region around the Ukrainian capital will remain without electricity for the coming days after missile strikes on power facilities, the regional governor said

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin visit the bridge connecting the Russian mainland and the occupied Crimean peninsula. The bridge was damaged by a truck bomb attack in October. Photo: Kremlin Pool via AP
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin visit the bridge connecting the Russian mainland and the occupied Crimean peninsula. The bridge was damaged by a truck bomb attack in October. Photo: Kremlin Pool via AP
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