The total price of the state contract for the design and construction of a bridge across the Kerch Strait is RUB 228 billion; as of now, RUB 99.6 billion has already been funded, Russian media report.

“A total of RUB 99.6 billion has been funded since the beginning of the construction. The sum includes around RUB 40 billion of the payment for the work performed,” said Roman Novikov,  Acting Chief of the Federal Treasury Institution "Uprdor Taman."

As QHA reported earlier, Sevastopol businessman Alexander Stefanishin pointed out that the construction of the Kerch bridge involves a large-scale theft, for example, one third of the raw material is disappearing on the way to the construction sites.