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Russia's bridge to Crimea opens

People hold flags with the state coat of arms of Russia as they drive along a bridge constructed to connect the Russian mainland with the Crimean Peninsula. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov

People hold flags with the state coat of arms of Russia as they drive along a bridge constructed to connect the Russian mainland with the Crimean Peninsula. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov

People hold flags with the state coat of arms of Russia as they drive along a bridge constructed to connect the Russian mainland with the Crimean Peninsula. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov
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Vehicles drive along a bridge constructed to connect the Russian mainland with the Crimean Peninsula. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov

Vehicles drive along a bridge constructed to connect the Russian mainland with the Crimean Peninsula. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov

Vehicles drive along a bridge constructed to connect the Russian mainland with the Crimean Peninsula. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (R, front) drives a Kamaz truck during a ceremony opening the bridge. 


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Russian President Vladimir Putin (R, front) drives a Kamaz truck during a ceremony opening the bridge. Alexander Nemenov/Pool via REUTERS

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R, front) drives a Kamaz truck during a ceremony opening the bridge. Alexander Nemenov/Pool via REUTERS
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Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a ceremony opening the bridge. 


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Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a ceremony opening the bridge. Sputnik/Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin via REUTERS

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a ceremony opening the bridge. Sputnik/Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin via REUTERS
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gives an interview. 

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Russian President Vladimir Putin gives an interview. Sputnik/Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin via REUTERS

Russian President Vladimir Putin gives an interview. Sputnik/Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin via REUTERS
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A woman takes pictures prior to the ceremony. Alexander Nemenov/Pool via REUTERS

A woman takes pictures prior to the ceremony. Alexander Nemenov/Pool via REUTERS

A woman takes pictures prior to the ceremony. Alexander Nemenov/Pool via REUTERS
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Russian President Vladimir Putin at the ceremony. 

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Russian President Vladimir Putin at the ceremony. Sputnik/Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin via REUTERS

Russian President Vladimir Putin at the ceremony. Sputnik/Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin via REUTERS
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People gather before a trip along the bridge. 
 REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov

People gather before a trip along the bridge. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov

People gather before a trip along the bridge. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov
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People gather before a trip along the bridge. 
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People gather before a trip along the bridge. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov

People gather before a trip along the bridge. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov
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Cars drive along the bridge. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov

Cars drive along the bridge. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov

Cars drive along the bridge. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov
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A general view shows the bridge under construction prior to its opening. Picture taken April 2018. 

REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov

A general view shows the bridge under construction prior to its opening. Picture taken April 2018. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov

A general view shows the bridge under construction prior to its opening. Picture taken April 2018. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov
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