Disasters

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  • 11 Jun 2019- 13:23 by Local Press Report VINNYTSIA 112 International Chemicals were spilled into Ros River in Vinnytsia region. As a result, the Bila Tserkva Pump-Filtering Station stopped working. Uman town has water reserves left for three days and Bila Tserkva – for one day. Local residents are
  • 23 Jul 2018- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Concern is mounting in Ukraine about radioactive contamination of fresh water caused by flooding of mines in the Russia-occupied east of the country. Ambassador Ihor Prokopchuk, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International
  • 30 Apr 2018- 04:18 by OOSKAnews Info KYIV Global Mining Review On behalf of the Programme to Support the Green Modernisation of the Ukrainian Economy, financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale
  • 19 Apr 2018- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group has warned that "Militants from the self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DNR] are ignoring local residents, the Ukrainian government and international warnings, and flooding the Yunkom
  • 14 Dec 2016- 11:06 by Local Press Report TORETSK Irish Times On Tuesday, a complete ceasefire was agreed around Toretsk to allow a mine removal team to make the area safe for workers to fix a pipe, which lies in a buffer zone between government and separatist positions, damaged in a blast on Nov.
  • 2 Sep 2016- 11:20 by Local Press Report KIEV Ukrainian Journal Ukraine's Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry, the Energy Ministry of Kazakhstan and Kazakh National Nuclear Company Kazatomprom have agreed to establish a joint venture for uranium mining in both countries. Commenting on the
  • 8 Aug 2016- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Petroleum products have been found in water sources in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, the Luhansk Prosecutor’s Office reported this week. “The Prosecutor’s Office of the Luhansk Region, in cooperation with the regional Office of
  • 3 Jun 2016- 09:59 by Local Press Report DONETSK Washington Post Land mines and sniper fire, tank traps and unexploded shells have shut down Highway 20, the main artery into eastern Ukraine’s separatist stronghold of Donetsk. But despite the upheavals caused by two years of war, ordinary life along
  • 11 May 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Destruction of infrastructure and industrial facilities in eastern Ukraine could have serious environmental consequences for the region, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s Intelligence Directorate warned this week. The directorate’s press
  • 29 Mar 2016- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Water supply to some 400,000 people in the Donetsk region has been restored, thanks to the efforts of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Special Monitoring Mission (OSCE SMM) in Ukraine, OSCE SMM Principal Deputy
  • 24 Mar 2016- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus The first-ever joint meeting of the Contact Group on the eastern Ukraine conflict’s sub-groups on security and political issues took place in Minsk on March 23rd. During the meeting, representatives of the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People
  • 21 Mar 2016- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The German government is providing $30 million USD for two United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) projects to help children in eastern Ukraine access water, sanitation and child protection services, the United Nations
  • 18 Mar 2016- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The United Nations this week called on all parties to the conflict in eastern Ukraine to ensure access to safe drinking water in the Donetsk region. The call came after staff from regional water provider Voda Donbassa were forced to
  • 17 Mar 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine The defense ministry of the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR)” in eastern Ukraine warned on March 16th that shelling of the Donetsk water filtration station posed a serious environmental threat due to the presence of
  • 15 Mar 2016- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Pro-Russian separatists this week accused Ukrainian forces of shelling the area near the Donetsk water filtration station. In a report carried by UK-based citizen journalist site LiveLeak, separatists were quoted as saying that

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