Russia Scrambles to Reconnect Supply Lines to Crimea After Bridge Explosion

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Russian rockets slammed into the southeastern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia overnight as Moscow raced to restore transportation links to Crimea after a major explosion damaged the bridge connecting the peninsula to Russia.

The damage to the 12-mile bridge, critical for moving arms, ammunition and other military supplies, has the potential to hurt Moscow’s war effort in southern Ukraine, where Russian forces are struggling to hold off a Ukrainian offensive.

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