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Russia's link to Crimea engulfed in flames
Footage of the explosion on Putin's flagship bridge
12:10 pm, October 8, 2022
On the morning of October 8, a freight truck
on the only bridge linking Russia and Crimea. The blast caused three spans of the bridge’s automobile section to collapse and multiple fuel cisterns to ignite. The bridge is now closed to car and train traffic. Russian officials have not provided a timeline for the bridge’s restoration, but authorities have announced that ferry transportation will be provided across the Kerch Strait and assured residents that the peninsula has plenty of food and fuel.
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