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  1. Will Central Asia Fight Over Water Resources?

    7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Forbes Water has always been a major cause of wars and border conflicts in the Central Asian region. Modern history of the region has been fueled with various ethnic and territorial clashes. Apparently ...

    Local Press Report - 02/07/2017 - 09:58

  2. Uzbekistan Still Opposes Rogun Hydropower Plant

    3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The government of Uzbekistan still opposes Tajikistan’s construction of the Rogun hydropower plant, a Russian expert said this week. Leonid Gusev, a senior research fellow at the Analytical Cente ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/03/2016 - 13:14

  3. Tajikistan Starts Construction of Rogun Dam

    31 Oct 2016- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan on October 29th started construction of the controversial $3.9 billion USD Rogun hydropower dam on the Vakhsh River. Following a ceremony attended by Tajik President Emomali Rak ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/31/2016 - 09:21

  4. Uzbekistan Reiterates Concerns Over Tajikistan's Rogun Hydropower Project

    20 Jul 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev has sent a letter to his Tajik counterpart, Kohir Rasulzoda, reiterating his country’s opposition to Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The lett ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/20/2016 - 10:03

  5. Italy’s Salini Impregilo Wins $3.9 Billion Contract for Tajikistan's Rogun Hydropower Plant

    1 Jul 2016- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Italian industrial group Salini Impregilo has won a $3.9 billion USD contract to build the dam for Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The deal for the project was signed following a mee ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 11:40

  6. Tajikistan Seeks to Address Sedimentation in Nurek Dam

    16 Feb 2016- 08:45 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Water Power & Dam Construction Without effective management, the sediment build up at the 300m tall Nurek dam on the river Vakhsh has the potential to significantly impact on its power generating capac ...

    Local Press Report - 02/16/2016 - 08:54

  7. Uzbekistan Reiterates Opposition to Tajikistan’s Rogun Hydropower Project

    3 Aug 2015- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs this week reiterated the country’s opposition to the $3 billion USD, 3,600-megawatt Rogun Dam project on the Vakhsh River, a tributary of Amu Darya, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/03/2015 - 10:11

  8. Afghanistan Could Take More Water From Amu Darya River: Russian Analyst

    6 Nov 2014- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Afghanistan could start withdrawing a much greater volume of water from the Amu Darya River to irrigate its farms, uner a project funded by Arab nations, a Russian analyst said this week. Yevgeni ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/06/2014 - 10:53

  9. $95 Million Invested This Year in Tajikistan's Rogun Plant

    18 Sep 2014- 10:31 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Trend News Agency About 474.3 million somoni ($95 million) were invested in the construction and reconstruction of the Rogun hydro power plant in Tajikistan, Asia-Plus reported on Sept. 18. This sum exceed ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2014 - 10:31

  10. Tajikistan's Rogun Dam Could Boost Economic Growth

    15 Sep 2014- 10:20 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE New Europe A new hydropower plant on the Vakhsh River in Tajikistan could be the country’s solution to the problem of energy insecurity and a way to boost economic growth, according to reports in the local ...

    Local Press Report - 09/15/2014 - 10:21

  11. Iranian-Funded Tajik Hydropower Plant Inaugurated

    11 Sep 2014- 10:28 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Press TV Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has inaugurated the second generating unit of an Iranian-financed hydroelectric power plant in Tajikistan. Rouhani and Tajik President Emomali Rahmon led the inaug ...

    Local Press Report - 09/11/2014 - 10:28

  12. Russia Wants to Use Water Projects as Platforms for Cooperation in Central Asia

    1 Jul 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russia is interested in seeing water projects in Central Asia used as “platforms” for regional cooperation, not as “wedges” that broaden gaps between the positions of upstream and downstream coun ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2014 - 10:36

  13. World Bank Releases Draft Assessment for Tajikistan’s Rogun Hydropower Project

    20 Jun 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week published its draft assessments of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun Hydropower Dam, for discussion at the fifth information-sharing and consultation meeti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/25/2014 - 11:46

  14. Former US Congressman Urges Support for Tajikistan’s Rogun Dam

    12 Mar 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Support for Tajikistan’s controversial $3 billion USD, 3,600-megawatt Rogun Dam project should be a priority in American foreign policy in Central Asia, according to a former US c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2014 - 10:04

  15. EU Urged to Support Tajikistan’s Rogun Hydropower Project

    3 Feb 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union must support Tajikistan’s Rogun Hydropower Project in order to ensure “that the Tajiks may fulfil their full potential by turning water into energy as an instrument of peace ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2014 - 10:04

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