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  1. Ukraine Will Not Resume Water Supply To Crimea While It Remains Occupied

    10 Feb 2020- 07:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat KYIV, Ukraine The government of Ukraine indicated 5 February that there will be no resumption of water supply to Russian-occupied Crimea through the North Crimean Canal. During a visit to the Kherson region on 1 ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:39

  2. New Russia Climate Change Plan Acknowledges Extreme Weather Patterns; Looks To Drought-resistant Crops, Dams To Address Water Challenges

    11 Jan 2020- 09:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat MOSCOW, Russia The government of Russia has acknowledged that climate change has had a prominent and increasing effect on its economy and population and has released its plan to adapt to such changes. In a relat ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:18

  3. 2019 Person Of The Year: Climate Activist Greta Thunberg

    15 Dec 2019- 08:56 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States On December 11, TIME Magazine announced its Person of The Year. Teen-aged climate activist, Greta Thunberg, will take this year’s award after a year in which she has addressed the UN C ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  4. Lake Baikal: Russian Prosecutors Seek to Halt China Company's Bottling Plant

    12 Mar 2019- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, RUSSIA Russian prosecutors will seek to stop a Chinese company from building a water-bottling plant on Vladimir Putin’s favorite lake amid local concerns that Baikal may be drained and polluted. Siberi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2019 - 09:00

  5. Ukraine Envoy Says Putin Unlikely To Force Land Corridor, Despite Drought

    20 Jun 2018- 11:57 by Local Press Report KYIV Unian Russian President Vladimir Putin is unlikely to resort to a military operation to force the land corridor via mainland Ukraine to Crimea, since he needs the peninsula only as a military base while the pr ...

    Local Press Report - 06/20/2018 - 11:57

  6. Putin Announces Lunar Polar Water Exploration

    16 Mar 2018- 09:36 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Pravda "We will conduct unmanned and then manned launches to explore outer space. There will be the lunar program and then the Mars exploration program. First off, and this is coming very soon, we are l ...

    Local Press Report - 03/16/2018 - 09:36

  7. Putin Election Speech Highlights Water, Environment Challenges

    14 Mar 2018- 09:17 by Local Press Report OSLO Bellona.org What is Putin promising Russians now that he has been Russia’s leader for longer than Leonid Brezhnev? At a number of points in a recent speech, Putin alluded to Russia’s ongoing environmental prob ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2018 - 09:17

  8. What’s Killing the Seals in Putin’s Favorite Lake?

    2 Nov 2017- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Around 130 dead seals have washed up on the shores of Russia’s Lake Baikal this week, prompting an investigation by Siberian authorities. Scientists have identified exhaustion caused by hunger as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/02/2017 - 11:12

  9. Putin: Drinking Water Issue in Crimea No Longer Acute

    27 Oct 2016- 10:53 by Local Press Report YALTA Sputnik News The problem with drinking water supplies in Crimea has not yet been solved, but it is no longer acute, more than 23 billion rubles ($366 million) have been allocated from the budget to address th ...

    Local Press Report - 10/27/2016 - 10:53

  10. Hydropower Facilities on Selenge River Threaten Fish in Lake Baikal

    24 Aug 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Construction of hydropower plants on the Selenge River in Mongolia could pose a threat to the Baikal omul – a species of whitefish endemic to Lake Baikal in Russia’s Siberia region, according to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2016 - 10:29

  11. Russia’s Trans-Baikal Region Loses 46,000 Hectares of Agricultural Land to Drought: Official

    27 Jul 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Russia’s Trans-Baikal Region has lost some 46,000 hectares of farmland-- 30 percent of the area planted with spring crops-- due to drought, which has persisted for a second year, Acting Minist ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2016 - 10:08

  12. Russian Officials Discuss Mongolian Hydropower Plants During ASEM Meeting

    25 Jul 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN BATOR, Mongolia Russian officials raised the issue of Mongolian hydropower projects on the rivers that feed Lake Baikal on the sidelines of this month’s Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Ulan Bator. Russian D ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/25/2016 - 10:15

  13. China Withholds $1 Billion in Funding for Mongolian Hydropower Projects

    13 Jul 2016- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia China is withholding $1 billion USD in funding for a Mongolian hydropower project on a tributary of the Selenge River due to Russian concerns about the project’s potential impact on Lake Baikal. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2016 - 09:58

  14. Putin Expresses Concern About Mongolian Hydropower Projects on Selenge River

    24 Jun 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Russian President Vladimir Putin this week expressed concern about Mongolia’s plans to build a hydropower plant on the Selenge River, which feeds Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2016 - 10:02

  15. Ukrainian Deputy Pushes Lawmakers on Blockade of Crimea

    10 Dec 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The deputy speaker of Ukraine’s Rada (parliament), Andrij Parubij, this week called on Ukrainian lawmakers to pass a bill that would ban food trade and water and electricity supply to the Crimean ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/10/2015 - 10:32