Russia said to be building a railway to Crimea through Ukraine

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According to a local governor, Russia is building a railway that will connect Rostov-on-Don near the Ukrainian border with the Crimea region, which the country annexed to its territory in 2014. The line is expected to pass through parts of Ukraine currently occupied by Russia, namely the Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia regions. This was shared on Telegram by Yevgeny Balitsky, who serves as the Governor of the Russian occupation of Zaporizhzhia Oblast.

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Author: Marco Raimondi

Marco Raimondi is an editor of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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