OREANDA-NEWS  The Crimean authorities are counting on an increase in the influx of tourists from the Kherson region and an increase in the number of passengers to Skadovsk and Genichesk after the repair of roads in this direction, First Deputy Minister of Transport of the Republic Nikolay Lukashenko told TASS on Tuesday.

"Last year, the repair of the road that connects the Republic of Crimea with the Rostov region through the new subjects of the Russian Federation was started and is now being carried out," Lukashenko said. - In any case, the development of these territories, and the roads there will, of course, be reconstructed. For Crimea, this is an expansion of supplies, an increase in trade turnover with new subjects, this should have a positive impact on trade and economic cooperation between the new regions. We also have a possible influx of tourists during the summer holiday season from new subjects. Skadovsk and Genichesk are also considered resort towns, and it is planned to increase passenger traffic in this direction by the summer."

The route through the new regions of Russia has become relevant. Carriers are gradually increasing their interest in the land corridor that connected Crimea with other subjects of the Southern Federal District. As expected on the peninsula, it will soon become one of the main transit routes. Lukashenko previously told TASS that the roads connecting Crimea with the Kherson region are in satisfactory condition, and the highway through the new regions of Russia to Rostov-on-Don is mostly repaired. The corridor remains safe for drivers, more than 70 thousand have already passed through it since its opening. transport units, while the traffic is constantly growing.