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  1. Russian Security Forces Say They Have Detained Two More Ukainian Saboteurs in Crimea

    22 Nov 2016- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Russia’s federal security service, FSB, said it had detained two more pro-Ukrainian saboteurs in the Crimean city of Simferopol last week. The FSB said it had detained Alex Stogniy, a colone ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2016 - 08:28

  2. Crimea Must Address Lack of Irrigation Water: Official

    21 Nov 2016- 13:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimea urgently needs to address the problem of water supply for irrigation, Crimean Agriculture Minister Andrew Ryumshin said last week. Ryumshin said agriculture on the peninsula was deter ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/21/2016 - 13:12

  3. Ukraine Denies Russian Claims of Saboteurs’ Arrest in Crimea

    15 Nov 2016- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea Officials in Ukraine have dismissed reports that Russian security forces have thwarted a plot by Ukrainian saboteurs in the Crimean port city of Sevastopol. Russia’s federal security service ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/15/2016 - 07:57

  4. Crimean Reservoir Levels Continue to Drop

    10 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Water levels in Crimea’s reservoirs are continuing to fall, putting future water supply on the peninsula at risk. Crimean blogger Sergey Psarev, who investigated the issue, found that the Iz ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2016 - 13:14

  5. Crimea Only Has Enough Water for Half of Its Population: Ukrainian Expert

    8 Nov 2016- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Crimea’s water sources-- without additional supplies from Ukraine-- are only sufficient to meet the needs of half the peninsula’s population, a Ukrainian expert said this week. Mykhailo Romashchen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/08/2016 - 11:43

  6. Crimea Has Enough Freshwater to Last One Year: Official

    3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Crimea has used up about 74 percent of its available freshwater, and has only enough left for one more year, according to Yuriy Smelyanskiy, an expert with Ukrainian non-partisan NGO Maidan of For ...

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

  7. Simferopol Vendors Demonstrate Against Water Cuts

    1 Nov 2016- 07:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Fish vendors demonstrated last week against water cuts that led to the closure of the central market in the Crimean city of Simferopol and put their livelihoods at risk. They threatened to es ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/01/2016 - 07:27

  8. Russia’s Amended Water Code Adds Crimea Watershed

    1 Nov 2016- 07:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russia’s amended federal Water Code adds the Crimean watershed district to the country’s main management unit. The goal is to be able to use the basin approach to water management on the Crimean ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/01/2016 - 07:27

  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. Reservoir Construction Could Cause Serious Environmental Damage in Crimea

    27 Oct 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea Planned construction of a reservoir in the Sevastopol area could cause serious environmental damage in Crimea, Crimean Deputy Prime Minister Oleg Kazurin said during a recent working meeting ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/27/2016 - 10:53

  11. Crimea to Use Sewage Water for Irrigation

    20 Oct 2016- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMERFOPOL, Crimea Crimean officials have announced plans to use treated sewage to irrigate agricultural lands. "The problem with sewage in Feodosia will be solved by transferring the sewage from Cape St. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/20/2016 - 06:52

  12. Italian Company Considers Building Desal Plant in Crimea

    17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Italian company Brescia is considering building a desalination plant in Crimea. Brescia’s owner, Fabio Bosio, told the Yalta International Economic Forum press service on October 16th that h ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2016 - 07:18

  13. Crimea Authorities Announce Plan to Transfer Water to North Crimean Canal

    13 Oct 2016- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimean officials this week announced a plan to build a new channel to transfer water to the North Crimean Canal, as part of the effort to ease water shortages. The peninsula used to get 85 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2016 - 14:15

  14. Russia Imposes Water Restrictions in Crimea

    11 Oct 2016- 07:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Russian Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology Sergey Donskoy has instructed Crimean authorities to tighten water consumption restrictions, saying “water is now the weight of gold” on the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/11/2016 - 07:13

  15. Water and Sewerage Rates Go Up in Alushta

    4 Oct 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALUSHTA, Crimea Tariffs for water supply and sewerage services have gone up in the Crimean city of Alushta, the Alushta branch of regional utility Water of Crimea announced last week. The rate increase-- to 23. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/04/2016 - 11:34