Russia Plans Bridge to Nowhere

The Russian government is building a 2-mile bridge from Vladivostok to a tiny island in preparation for the 2012 Asia Pacific Economic Summit. Many in the country say the $1 billion plan is a waste of money and a bridge to nowhere.
April 27, 2009, 1pm PDT | Nate Berg
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The bridge will be the world's longest suspension bridge The government hopes the bridge will enable more development and tourism opportunities on the small island, but many residents say the development is unwanted.

This video from the New York Times looks at the plans and the local reaction.

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Published on Monday, April 27, 2009 in The New York Times
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