The “Stroygazmontazh” company, owned by Russian oligarch Arkady Rotenberg, has received funds from the state budget for construction of the Kerch bridge, Interfax-Russia reports with reference to the bridge construction project owner - the federal state-owned institution Management of Federal Roads “Taman.”

The general contractor has reportedly received more than RUB 8 billion. The budget funds are allocated due to the transfer of the state contract to the supervision of the construction.

It is planned to allocate a total of RUB 65.4 billion from the Russian budget for the construction of a bridge to the occupied Crimea in 2016.

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