The TKM - The TKM-World Link The TKM-World Link (Russian: ,...

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The TKM-World Link The TKM-World Link ( Russian : ТрансКонтинентальная магистраль, English : Transcontinental Railway) also called ICL-World Link (Intercontinental link) is a planned link between Siberia and Alaska providing oil, natural gas, electricity, and railroad passengers to the United States from Russia . The plan includes provisions to build a 103-kilometre (64 mi) road and electrified high-speed rail tunnel under the Bering Strait which, if completed, would become the longest tunnel in the world. [21] The tunnel would be part of a railway joining Yakutsk , the capital of the Russian Yakutia republic, and Komsomolsk-on-Amur , in the Russian far east, with the western coast of Alaska . [22] Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin approved a plan to build a railroad to the Bering Strait area, as a part of the development plan to run until 2030. [ citation needed ] The more than 100-kilometre (60 mi) tunnel would run under the Bering Strait between Chukotka, in the
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