MOSCOW – Russia’s Kerch Strait Bridge has been the economic and military lifeline of the occupying forces on the Crimean Peninsula since its inauguration in 2018, and more recently an important conduit for their troops. in southeastern Ukraine.
Before an explosion damaged part of the 12-mile structure on Saturday, about 40,000 cars traveled daily on four lanes, each two-way, while two rail lines allowed about 50 trains to travel. round-trip between Crimea and mainland Russia every day, according to the official information published about the bridge.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/attack-on-russias-kerch-bridge-hits-crucial-link-for-crimea-and-troops-11665342526 Attack on Russia’s Kerch Bridge Hits Crucial Link for Crimea and Troops