Russia starts construction of Black Sea Ring Road

Russia starts construction of Black Sea Ring Road
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Russia has initiated the construction and reconstruction of roads within the framework of international project aimed at creation of a single transport ring around the Black Sea.

This is what the head of the Transport Ministry of Russia, Maxim Sokolov, said on Wednesday in Sochi at a meeting of the Transport Ministers of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation member states.

According to him, Russian road section along the coastline amounts to 280 km. The work is being already carried out at the 113th kilometer.

The single network will have the length of over 7,000 km with branches to big Black Sea cities.

All states having the access to the Black Sea participate in the project. These are Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldavia, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Serbia and Ukraine.