Contents tagged with Crimean Bridge
The Crimean Bridge has become one of the reasons for extending the economic sanctions of the European Union against Russia, stated the Head of the European Council, Donald Tusk after the EU-Ukraine Summit. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko also took part in the negotiations with the leaders of the European Union at the meeting that took place in Brussels. “The sanctions made the Kremlin pay a high price, and they will continue to pay,” the President said after Summit. Earlier, when …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …