Crimean authorities like the name for a bridge across the Kerch Strait

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura in fotomonsterflash bridge to Crimea. Archival photoCrimean authorities like the name for a bridge across the Kerch Strait© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura the image Bank

The name «Crimean bridge» is the best suited for a project designed to link Crimea with the mainland Russia, said Vice-speaker of the Crimean Parliament Efim Fix.

The name «Crimean bridge» for the transport passage through the Kerch Strait was supported by 64% of voters on a special website http://назовимост.рф/. Voting was conducted from November 16, was made the five most popular choices: Crimea, Kerch, Tuzlanski, Friendship Bridge or the Bridge of reunification.

«The Crimean bridge» sounds like a continuation of the «Crimean spring». It’s great that chose this name. The name fits for such an ambitious project designed to link Crimea with the mainland,» said Fiks RIA Novosti on Sunday.

The bridge across the Kerch Strait that will link Crimea and Krasnodar Krai, will be the longest in Russia — its length is 19 kilometers. The beginning of the movement of vehicles on the bridge is scheduled for December 2018.

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