Putin's Bridge Linking Russia To (Annexed) Crimea Opens

A view of the new bridge linking Russia and the Crimean peninsula prior to its opening ceremony near Kerch, Crimea, Tuesday.

The Russian leader jumped behind the wheel of an orange dump truck, leading the charge across the 12-mile bridge connecting the two regions for the first time in history.

(Image credit: Alexander Nemenov/AP)

Source: NPR