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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Russia Announces New Measures to Ensure Water Supply to Crimea

    2 Apr 2015- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian government, together with the government of Crimea, last week announced a series of new measures, worth some $450 million USD, to ensure stable water supply to the peninsula.  The pla ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/02/2015 - 11:07

  14. US Oil Exec Says Putin Funding Anti-Fracking Activists

    20 Mar 2015- 09:16 by Local Press Report BOULDER, CO Boulder Weekly Harold Hamm, the multibillionaire oilman who is president of Continental Resources, the company that is the biggest player in North Dakota’s Bakken shale oil patch, raised some eyebrows l ...

    Local Press Report - 03/20/2015 - 09:16

  15. Putin Weighs In on Russky Island Water Supply Issues

    18 Nov 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VLADIVOSTOK, Russia In a recent meeting with professors and students at Russia’s Federal Far Eastern University, Russian President Vladimir Putin heard firsthand about the problems with water supply on Russky ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2014 - 10:20

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