Date: 11 months ago   Category: Politics

The European Union has imposed sanctions because of Kerchensky Bridge


New sanctions of the EU are imposed against six companies participating in construction of the bridge. The European Union has imposed sanctions against six Russian companies which took part in construction of Kerchensky Bridge. The decision is published in the official magazine of the EU. In particular, since July 31 under the European sanctions there are two companies of Arkady Rotenberg - PJSC Mostotrest and LLC Stroygazmontazh. Both companies have been already included in the American sanctions list earlier. Besides, have fallen under sanctions of the EU JSC Institut Giprostroymost - St. Petersburg, JSC the Shipbuilding plant Gulf, LLC Stroygazmontazh - the Bridge, Vologda AO WAD. Construction of the bridge and its official opening in May of this year were "key symbolical steps to consolidations by Russia of control over illegally annexed by the Crimea and Sevastopol and further isolation of the peninsula from Ukraine", it is told in a motivation part of the decision on imposition of sanctions. We will remind, the movement of passenger cars and public transport along Krymsky Bridge has opened on May 16. Trucks plan to start in October of the current year, and the train – in December, 2019. Also it became known that builders have laid more than 80% of railway tracks which will connect Krymsky Bridge to the transport system of the neighboring Russia. It is known that on July 5 the European Union has prolonged sanctions against Russia till January 31, 2019. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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