Birthday present for Putin - Crimea bridge

… war likely to escalate further:

In a major blow for Russia, a fuel tank explosion early Saturday caused part of Europe’s longest bridge that links Russia to the annexed territory of Crimea to collapse, according to Russianofficials.

Russian President Vladimir Putin immediately ordered a “government commission” to examine the Kerch Bridge “emergency” in Crimea, Russian state media TASS reported. …

Crimea bridge explosion: Massive blast cripples Europe's longest bridge, Russian officials say | CNN