Zam. defense Minister army General Dmitry Bulgakov arrived with working visit to Voronezh region to monitor the progress of the construction of the railway section zhuravka-Millerovo to bypass the territory of Ukraine.
Bulgakov told reporters that it will hold at the headquarters building on the first day of the weekend meeting " in the course of the works on the section of railway from eleven to 31 kilometer ".
"as of July 25, local farmers have harvested all the crops planted on the route of the railway construction. So, we fully started to work for 8 kilometers under crop", he said.
Deputy head of the Ministry of defence summed up that: "to date, Soldiers train troops carried out more than half of the first volume of the planned excavation ".
Double-track electrified railway track began to build on a plot of zhuravka-Millerovo after the deterioration of relations with the neighboring country in 2014. The road is designed to connect the Voronezh and Rostov regions.