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New bridge on the Russia-Abkhazia border

January 24, 2012

On the Russia-Abkhazia border, Dmitry Medvedev and Alexander Ankvab inspected the reconstructed Adler checkpoint and a new bridge for vehicles and pedestrians, which will open on January 25.

The border checkpoint between Russia and Abkhazia is located near the bridge over the River Psou and has been open since 1992. The Federal Customs Service has been conducting its reconstruction since 2005. The construction of the vehicle part of the bridge was completed in 2011, and the checkpoint will begin working in a test mode from January 25, 2012. It is planned to complete the construction of the checkpoint’s pedestrian part in 2012.

January 24, 2012