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  • 3 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia R ussia's federal government and the authorities of the country's provinces have started implementing a number of international projects. During the visit of President of Cyprus Dimitris Christofias to Moscow, Russian President
  • 19 Nov 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Aleksandr Malakh, director general of Rosvodocanal, the biggest Russian private utility operator, on November 11 presented the anti-crisis program for utility sector at the forum of Russian utilities' CEOs at Central Exhibition
  • 12 Nov 2008- 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia M ayor of Moscow Yury Luzhkov is calling for the revival of a megaproject to bring water from Siberian rivers to some provinces of Russia and Central Asia. In his new book, Water and Peace, Luzhkov offers to transfer 27 billion cubic
  • 12 Nov 2008- 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia T wo Russian companies have signed agreements with the authorities in Montenegro to implement projects to improve the country's water supply system. Russian company Yauza, which is involved in construction projects in the Topla-3
  • 5 Nov 2008- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia I n recent years, more and more Russians have opted to use springs as sources of drinking water. In Russia's capital, Moscow, there is a booming demand for spring water, with lines of people forming at the city's 30 most popular
  • 22 Oct 2008- 08:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia D espite obstacles, foreign investment is picking up in Russia's water sector Veolia's Director for Central and Eastern Europe Philippe Guitard was quoted in Quadrum Magazine as saying that he is confident of his company's
  • 22 Oct 2008- 08:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia c ontinuous contamination of Lake Strezevo with human and animal waste from rural settlements could leave Bitola without drinking water, municipal officials warned. Analysis by the Institute for Health Care shows increased amounts of
  • 15 Oct 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia A program to supply good quality drinking water is being implemented in the West Siberian region of Tyumen. The program plans to completely meet the demand for drinking water for towns and district centers and to meet 80 percent of demand
  • 8 Oct 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia T he fact that Russia possesses 20 percent of the world's fresh water reserves and keeps low prices for water, causes major water squandering, reports the Russian branch of Greenpeace. On average, 278 liters of water is spend per
  • 8 Oct 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Office of Public Prosecutor of the City of Stavropol initiated 22 administrative cases last month against city residents violating the legislation protecting Sengileevskoe Lake. Sengileevskoe is the only source of drinking water for
  • 1 Oct 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Irtysh River flowing through China, Kazakhstan and the Siberian part of Russia might cease to exist in the Russian territory because China is constructing canals that divert the initial part of the river for irrigation. Irtysh is the
  • 24 Sep 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia R ehabilitation of a major tributary of the Volga, the Sura River, started in Penza Region on September 1. The river in Penza area will be deepened and cleared of sludge. The work will be funded from Russia's federal budget, which
  • 17 Sep 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia On September 5, Mosvodocanal utility submitted to federal inspection authority Rostechnadzor a program to switch all its water treatment plants to using sodium hypochloride instead of chlorine gas by 2011. According to Aquaexpert magazine
  • 3 Sep 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia In the aftermath of the heated political debates between Russia and the West over the conflict in South Ossetia, leader of Russian Communist Party Gennady Zyuganov made a statement on August 27 that "it is impossible to isolate Russia
  • 3 Sep 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia o n August 25, Public Prosecutor of Chelyabinsk region initiated eight lawsuits requesting individuals and businesses to stop using the public land on the shore of Shershevskoe artificial lake off the Miass River. The lake is the only

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