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The longest bridge of Europe and Russia open

The longest bridge of Europe and Russia open

After 3 years of work, The bridge between Russia and Crimean has been opened. It is the longest bridge in Europe with 19 km. This “project of the century” completes what Mr Putin has framed as Russia’s historic reunification with Crimea four years after it was seized from Ukraine in the wake of a pro-Western revolution there. The bridge may offer some relief for residents of the peninsula, who largely supported annexation but have suffered high prices for food and…

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Russia blocks Telegram

Russia blocks Telegram

A demonstration in Moscow against the Russian government’s effort to block the messaging app Telegram quickly morphed on Monday into a protest against President Vladimir V. Putin, with thousands of participants chanting against the Kremlin’s increasingly restrictive bent. The key demand of the rally, with the hashtag #DigitalResistance, was that the Russian internet remain free from government censorship.