“By this (by launching a rail link through the Kerch Strait. - RT ) Moscow reaffirms the adequacy of the EU’s firm reaction, including the sanctions imposed. Poland does not recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea, ”the press service of the Polish department wrote on Twitter.

In turn, the Romanian Foreign Ministry noted on Twitter that the opening of the railway part of the Crimean bridge, Russia continues to violate international law.

“Romania confirms its support for Ukraine, its sovereignty and territorial integrity,” the report said.

Earlier, the EU said that the launch of passenger trains on the Crimean bridge "violates the state sovereignty of Ukraine."

State Duma deputy from Crimea Ruslan Balbek in an interview with the NSN appreciated this statement.

Read more about the opening of railway traffic - in the material RT.

Crimea became the Russian region after a referendum held there in March 2014, where most residents spoke out for reunification with Russia.