Federal road agency Uprdor “Taman” “RIA News”that traffic on the Crimean bridge was resumed. It was blocked in connection with the conduct of anti-terrorist exercises. According to the Minister of Transport of Crimea, Nikolai Lukashenko, they were supposed to last half an hour.
Anti-terrorist exercises on the Crimean bridge were also held on May 24. Then the inhabitants of the Crimea reported about the smoke in the area of the bridge. Currently, a high “yellow” level of terrorist threat operates on the territory of the republic.
On October 8, a truck exploded on the Crimean bridge. Four people died. Two car spans collapsed, the railway track was damaged. Russian law enforcement agencies qualified the incident as a terrorist attack and blamed Ukraine for it. Traffic on the automobile part was fully restored in February, on the railway – in May. According to Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin, they do not want to start the movement of trucks because of the threat of provocations.