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  1. Water-bombing Will Cure Urban Drinking And Fornication: Russian Priests

    17 Sep 2019- 06:55 by Local Press Report TVER VICE Priests in the Russian city of Tver took to the skies this week to save local citizens from drunken craziness by air-bombing the town with holy water. Clergymen poured out 70 liters’ worth of sacred liqui ...

    Local Press Report - 09/17/2019 - 06:55

  2. Ukraine Rejects Negotiations With Russia Over Dnieper Water Supply To Crimea

    14 Aug 2019- 09:24 by TWD Staff KYIV, Ukraine Efforts by leadership of the Russia-occupied Crimea region of Ukraine to access waters of the Dnieper River have been met with short shrift by the government of Ukraine. Deputy Chairman of the Crimean Council ...

    TWD Staff - 08/27/2019 - 03:26

  3. Russia Relaxes Water Protection Regulations For Mineral Exploitation

    11 Aug 2019- 23:44 by OOSKAnews Info MOSCOW, Russia The government of Russia has approved a relaxation of federal law on protection of underground water resources not associated with hydrocarbon extraction. State media reported August 11 that subsurface e ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/11/2019 - 23:44

  4. Flooding And Wildfires Hit Siberia; Possible Tailings Dam Failure Threatens Lake Baikal

    7 Aug 2019- 11:24 by OOSKAnews Info MOSCOW, Russia Cities and settlements near Lake Baikal in Siberia and to the east have been hit by a series of flooding and wildfire disasters that have prevailed for several weeks now. The latest alert is in Baikalsk w ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/07/2019 - 11:24

  5. Siberia Hit By Destructive Floods, Rivers Continue To Rise

    3 Aug 2019- 13:05 by Local Press Report TULUN The Moscow Times Devastating floods hit Russia's Irkutsk region again as the water level in local rivers has risen by over a meter on Tuesday, the local authorities said on their website. The administrati ...

    Local Press Report - 08/03/2019 - 13:05

  6. More Shelling Incidents At Eastern Ukraine Water Facility

    16 Jul 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Eastern Ukraine utility Voda Donbasa (VD) has informed the WASH Cluster in the country of two incidents of violence which affected the beleaguered Donetsk Filter Station (DFS) over the weekend ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 07:30

  7. Turqouise Polluted Water Goes Viral

    10 Jul 2019- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Info NOVOBIRISK, Russia Toxic water covering an ash dump from a coal power generating plant in Novosibirsk, Russia, has turned an eye-catching turquoise blue that has led to media attention in recent weeks. Photographs of w ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/10/2019 - 08:15

  8. Russians Protest Moscow's Trash Dump Amid Fear Of Groundwater Pollution

    10 Jun 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report MOSCOW AL JAZEERA Ecologists say 90 percent of Russia's rubbish is discarded to rot and decompose at landfills that often lie dangerously close to urban settlements, and the amount of waste produced is increas ...

    Local Press Report - 06/11/2019 - 15:36

  9. New Study Describes Martian Water Cycle

    13 May 2019- 11:43 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Sputnik International Billions of years ago, Mars had plenty of water, and even featured rivers and oceans. However, all of that water was lost and even today, the planet leaks hydrogen into space. Scientist ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2019 - 11:44

  10. Russia's New Floating Nuclear Plant To Begin Commercial Operations

    7 May 2019- 07:01 by Local Press Report MOSCOW New Europe Russia’s floating nuclear power unit (FPU) Akademik Lomonosov is now ready to start commercial operations in Russia, Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation has said, following a series of successf ...

    Local Press Report - 05/07/2019 - 07:01

  11. New Development Bank Outlines Plans To Boost Loans, Increase Impact of Investment

    4 Apr 2019- 11:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The New Development Bank (NDB) has announced plans to double its loan book to $16 Billion USD. Established in 2014 to mobilize resources for infrastructure and sustainable development pr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2019 - 11:54

  12. Russia: 100 Hospitalized By Tainted Drinking Water In Daghestan, Criminal Case Launched

    28 Mar 2019- 09:13 by Local Press Report KHASAVYURT OC Media More than 100 people have been hospitalized in Khasavyurt, a city in the Russian republic of Daghestan, with officials blaming the city’s water supply. According to the Daghestani branch of the ...

    Local Press Report - 03/28/2019 - 09:13

  13. Chrome Factory Pollution Causes Green Snowfall In Russian City

    26 Feb 2019- 10:10 by Local Press Report PERVOURALSK The Independent Green snow has fallen on a Russian city, sparking an outcry over pollution. Chemicals pumped out by a chrome factory in Pervouralsk have been blamed for the phenomenon, the latest in a s ...

    Local Press Report - 02/26/2019 - 10:10

  14. Russia Declares Plan To Clean Up Most Polluted Cities

    11 Feb 2019- 10:37 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Tass News Agency The Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has set out to fully clean up Russia’s most polluted cities by 2024 within the framework of the state’s national project known as &q ...

    Local Press Report - 02/11/2019 - 10:37

  15. Russia Authorities Raid Homes Of Environmental Activists

    3 Feb 2019- 10:27 by Local Press Report KOLOMNA Deutsche Welle The people of Kolomna have been protesting against Moscow refuse being dumped near their city. Now, vocal anti-garbage activists have had their homes raided and searched. Pollution Social Issu ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2019 - 10:27

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