Donetsk, Oct 25 — DAN. More than 50 kilometers of the road network have been restored in Mariupol this year, said Russian Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin.

“We keep the pace of road repairs in the new regions, ” the government press service quoted Khusnullin as saying. “In Mariupol, 53 kilometers of city roads have been restored.”

Priority was given to the busiest streets that lead to social infrastructure facilities Construction workers also repaired the road surface along the shortest link between the left and rights banks of the river Kalmius. Renewed roads provide a comfortable approach to the sea, he said.

More than 300 workers with 68 pieces of equipment are repairing the Mariupol road network.

Mariupol is the largest city on the Sea of Azov coast, a key Donbass metallurgy center and seaport. It was established in 1778 and named in honor of the spouse of Grand Prince Pavel Petrovich (future emperor Pavel I, the grandson of Peter I) Maria Fyodorovna. It was liberated from Ukrainian troops on April 21, 2022. The city is actively repairing its war-damaged housing  stock and infrastructure.*jk