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Construction of the first Railways in the Republic of Tuva attract military. The project can be launched in 2019. This was on the sidelines of the Krasnoyarsk economic forum said the head of the region Sholban Kara-ool, RBC. Preliminary project cost is estimated at 200 billion rubles.
According to Sholban Kara-ool, railroad Kyzyl — Kuragino will build with the help of the army — a proposal to engage in the construction of the railway troops into the government asked the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu, who is a native of the region. The newspaper’s sources in the government confirmed the existence of such treatment.
The period of construction of the railway Kyzyl — Kuragino will be from three to five years, said Sholban Kara-ool. He noted that “this is not a dead-end road” — to further the plot of Kuragino — Kyzyl will be extended to Mongolia and China. Information about what the construction of the road Kyzyl — Kuragino “in the nearest future”, affirmed the Governor of Krasnoyarsk region Alexander USS (the road should link Tuva with Krasnoyarsk Krai and railway network of Russia).
The railway project was discussed by the authorities for 15 years. The length of the section from Kuragino to Kyzyl will be more than 400 kilometers. This is the first railway on the territory of the Republic. It is expected that the project will allow to actively develop the local field by 2020 on the road needs to transport 15 million tons of coal, including 12 million with the elegesta coalfield.
In 2018 Russian President Vladimir Putin, FSB Director Alexander Bortnikov and Sergei Shoigu spent the weekend in Tyva. The year before Putin and Shoigu also vacationing in the country. In 2013 the President of Russia visited Tuva on a fishing trip and caught on lake Tokpak-Khol pike weighing 21 kilograms.
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