Russian Railways and the Ministry of defence signed a contract on the construction of a railway between Voronezh and Rostov regions bypassing the territory of Ukraine, said a source in the Railways.
"On June 25 JSC" RZD " in the form of the customer and the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation in the form signed by the contract about performance of separate kinds of the works connected with the construction of double-track electrified railway in the area zhuravka-Millerovo bypassing Ukraine ", - said the source news Agency.
"the story is about the execution of the works on the construction of the subgrade at the site with eleven on the 31st km," he said. According to him, the agreement was signed: from "Russian Railways" - the Director for comprehensive restoration of Railways and construction of railway transport Alexander Butko, from the Ministry of defence - the chief of the Main Directorate of railway troops, Lieutenant-General Oleg Kosenkov. 25 April, it was announced that the railway troops began the construction of double-track electrified route between Zhuravli Voronezh region and Millerovo, Rostov region. Russia wants to build a railway route bypassing Ukraine regardless of how will be in future to develop relationships pairs of countries. Finish work is expected by the end of 2017.