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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Russian National Resources Ministry Denies ONF Party’s Claims About Lake Baikal Program

    9 Nov 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian Ministry of Natural Resources (Minprirody) has denied claims by President Vladimir Putin's All-Russia People’s Front (ONF) party that the federal program to protect Lake Baikal w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/09/2015 - 10:21

  13. Local Residents, Environmentalists Oppose Radioactive Waste-Processing Facility Near Lake Baikal

    8 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Local residents and environmentalists have launched a petition calling on Russian President Vladimir Putin to halt construction of a radioactive-waste processing facility in the village of Shiry ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2015 - 10:02

  14. Russia’s PPP Law Excludes Water Sector

    20 Jul 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 15 th signed the country’s new law on public-private partnerships. The legislation aims to create conditions for attracting private investment in the Rus ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/20/2015 - 10:08

  15. Russia Tightens Access to Data on Local Water Systems

    1 Jun 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Details on the water systems in Russia’s larger cities will now be included on the government's list of data that is to be kept secret, under a decree signed last week by Russian President V ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/01/2015 - 10:14

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