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  1. Lake Baikal Water Levels Critically Low

    13 Nov 2020- 10:53 by Local Press Report IRKUTSK Urdu Point The water level in Lake Baikal has fallen below the critical threshold that may potentially force the Irkutsk hydroelectric power station to decrease water discharge, according to a representativ ...

    Local Press Report - 11/13/2020 - 10:53

  2. "We Found Water On The Moon!"; "No, WE Found Water On The Moon!"

    3 Nov 2020- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US government space agency NASA has confirmed, for the first time, the presence of water on the sunlit surface of the moon. However Russian-state media Sputnik claims that the USSR ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/03/2020 - 07:54

  3. Blame And Counter-blame For Water Shortage In Occupied Crimea

    10 Nov 2020- 07:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat KYIV, Ukraine Tensions between Russia and Ukraine over access to water in Russia-occupied Crimea, that started with a blockade of the North Crimea canal in 2014, continue. Ukraine lawmaker Rustam Umerov has clai ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  4. Russian Mayor Sentenced For Negligence Around Norilsk Fuel Spillage

    21 Oct 2020- 06:05 by Local Press Report NORILSK Russian Legal Information Agency The Norilsk City Court in the Krasnoyarsk Krai in Russia’s North on Monday sentenced ex-Mayor of Norilsk Rinat Akhmetchin to 6 months of community service with a 15% wage de ...

    Local Press Report - 10/21/2020 - 06:12

  5. Russia Investigates Mass Fish Die-off In Kalmykia

    21 Oct 2020- 06:01 by Local Press Report ELISTA The Moscow Times Thousands of dead fish washed up on the shores of a reservoir in southern Russia’s republic of Kalmykia this weekend, prompting fears of an environmental disaster. Witnesses filmed the fish ...

    Local Press Report - 10/21/2020 - 06:01

  6. Russia Finance Support For Water In Occupied Ukrainian Crimea

    12 Oct 2020- 09:18 by Local Press Report MOSCOW TASS The Russian government will allocate more than 5 billion rubles ($64.5 mln) to resolve issues related to water supply in Crimea, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said at a government meeting on Thursday ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2020 - 09:28

  7. Tesla Should Stop Buying Nickel From Controversial Russian Producer

    23 Sep 2020- 05:15 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Grist Last month, Aborigen Forum, a group of Russian indigenous activists and leaders, launched a campaign to raise awareness of Norilsk Nickel’s impacts on their communities and to demand restitution. Rathe ...

    Local Press Report - 09/23/2020 - 05:15

  8. Russian Soldiers Charged With Washing Shoes In Holy Water

    23 Sep 2020- 05:14 by Local Press Report KALININGRAD The Moscow Times A pair of Russian soldiers have been detained on charges of offending religious believers after they washed their shoes in holy water. In a video that went viral this weekend, two young ...

    Local Press Report - 09/23/2020 - 05:14

  9. Ukraine Would Supply Water To Occupied Crimea In Event Of "Humanitarian Disaster"

    13 Aug 2020- 05:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat KYIV, Ukraine Ukraine Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said that his government would consider supplying drinking water from the mainland of Ukraine to Russia-occupied Crimea in the event of a "humanitarian ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:38

  10. Opposition To Lake Baikal Deforestation Plans

    5 Aug 2020- 04:55 by Local Press Report MOSCOW The Moscow Times A new Russian law that allows deforestation and construction near the shores of Siberia’s Lake Baikal has sparked backlash among environmental activists who say the law threatens protected na ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 04:55

  11. Russian Prosecutors Investigate Orange Urals Waterways

    29 Jul 2020- 09:03 by Local Press Report MOSCOW RFI Russian prosecutors on Wednesday said they were conducting an inspection of a facility supposed to treat acid runoff from an abandoned Urals mine after photographs emerged of streams running orange. Dron ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 10:35

  12. Russian Fertilizer Company Shuttered Over River Pollution Abuse

    14 Jul 2020- 10:26 by Local Press Report MOSCOW UrduPoint Uralchem, one of Russia's largest producers of mineral fertilizers, said on Wednesday that it had decided to halt production at the Azot plant in Russian Perm Territory due to the pollution of ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2020 - 09:46

  13. Holdups In Testing Samples From Norilsk Oil Spill Incident

    29 Jun 2020- 12:09 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Reuters Water and soil samples that were taken near the site of a giant fuel spill in the Russia’s Arctic and prepared for tests at an independent lab have been held up at the Norilsk airport, a lawmaker and ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2020 - 11:16

  14. Clean-up Of Russia Diesel Spill Could Take Years

    25 Jun 2020- 06:29 by Local Press Report MOSCOW The Moscow Times Russia has finished clearing fuel from the surface of a river hit by a massive diesel spill in the Arctic region, but the full clean-up could take years, officials said Wednesday. After more ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2020 - 06:29

  15. Russia Nickel Producer Will Face Charges Over Industrial Waste Spillage

    16 Jun 2020- 09:15 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Russian Legal Information Agency An environmental offence case was launched against employees companies Norilsk Nickel and Mekhanobr Engineering over wastewater discharge to Tomulakh river in Russia’s Krasno ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2020 - 09:15