Attack on Crimea Bridge
Context: Recently, the Crimea bridge suffered damage when one of its sections was blown up. About Crimea Bridge:
News Source: Livemint
- The Kerch Bridge, also known as Crimea Bridge, is the only direct link between the transport network of Russia and the Crimean peninsula.
- The bridge that passes over the Kerch Strait was inaugurated in 2018, four years following Russia’s annexation of Crimea.
- Significance of the Bridge:
- Supply of Essential Goods: The bridge is crucial for supplying essential goods to Crimea, including fuel, food, and products for the Black Sea Fleet in the port of Sevastopol.
- Strategic Military Route: It also serves as a strategic military route, facilitating the movement of Russian forces to southern Ukraine.
|About Kerch Strait: