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Russia: The Kerch Bridge is ‘one of the most important nationwide projects’ – Putin 01:46

Russia: The Kerch Bridge is ‘one of the most important nationwide projects’ – Putin

Russian Federation, Kerch
September 15, 2016 at 15:09 GMT -00:00 · Published

Vladimir Putin, Russian President (Russian): "This corresponds with what Dmitri Anatolyevich is busy with today. The painting is called On the Shop Floor." *UPSOUND*

Russian President Vladimir Putin chaired a State Council Presidium meeting on development of the southern Russia's transport system, in Kerch, Thursday. Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev was also in attendance.

Transport system of the Russian South is "a complex task from which depends not only a social and economic development of the region but of the whole country," Putin stated.

He continued, "it is necessary to use actively a competitive advantage such as access to the Black and Caspian Seas, to develop transport infrastructure which will be convenient both for internal and cross-border shipments."

Moreover, Putin stressed that the Kerch Bridge is "one of the most important nationwide projects." "The bridge will provide full-scale integration of Crimea into the general transport system of the country."

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Vladimir Putin, Russian President (Russian): "This corresponds with what Dmitri Anatolyevich is busy with today. The painting is called On the Shop Floor." *UPSOUND*

Russian President Vladimir Putin chaired a State Council Presidium meeting on development of the southern Russia's transport system, in Kerch, Thursday. Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev was also in attendance.

Transport system of the Russian South is "a complex task from which depends not only a social and economic development of the region but of the whole country," Putin stated.

He continued, "it is necessary to use actively a competitive advantage such as access to the Black and Caspian Seas, to develop transport infrastructure which will be convenient both for internal and cross-border shipments."

Moreover, Putin stressed that the Kerch Bridge is "one of the most important nationwide projects." "The bridge will provide full-scale integration of Crimea into the general transport system of the country."

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