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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Norilsk Oil Spill: Clean-up Efforts Underway

    10 Jun 2020- 05:59 by Local Press Report NORILSK Tass The maximum allowable concentration of hazardous substances (MAC) in water of fuel-contaminated reservoirs in Norilsk exceeds the norm 60 times "in the most difficult zones," First Deputy Eme ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2020 - 05:59

  12. Putin Declares State Of Emergency As Massive Oil Spill Contaminates Siberian River

    4 Jun 2020- 06:31 by Staff- Water Diplomat Moscow, Russia Russia’s President Vladimir Putin declared a local state of emergency 3 June after 20,000 tons of oil leaked into rivers from a power plant in the Arctic north of the country. The contamination hap ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:32

  13. No Prospect Of Ukraine Restoring Water To Occupied Crimea

    28 May 2020- 09:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat Kyiv, Ukraine The government of Ukraine will not restore water supply to Crimea until Russian-backed armed forces “de-occupy” the region, according to Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Oleksiy Reznikov. Further OO ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:03

  14. Disinformation About "Environmental Assault" On Baltic Sea?

    18 May 2020- 08:37 by Local Press Report LENINGRAD CODA This toxic environment has been created by lobbyists, corporations and politicians, who refuse to entertain the possibility that the dumping of vast amounts of untreated animal waste on Russian soil ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2020 - 08:37

  15. A Third Of Russian Hospitals Lack Adequate Water Supply

    2 Mar 2020- 09:31 by Local Press Report MOSCOW The Moscow Times Nearly one-third of Russia’s medical facilities lack a water supply network and more than 40% lack central heating, the Russian government’s public spending watchdog has said in its latest re ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2020 - 09:31

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