Russia activists push state to fix potholes

Mobile-phone program among tools being used to drive politicians to improve the state of the country's roads.

    Russia is infamous for having potholes on roads that are so large that entire cars have fallen into them. But activists are finding novel ways to push politicians to improve the state of the country's roads. One new method used to tackle the problem is a mobile-phone application that allows drivers to track potholes and make them known to authorities so that they are repaired.

    Al Jazeera's Peter Sharp reports from Moscow.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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