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  • 14 Jan 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan A huge underground oil spill could seep into Kyrgyzstan’s Lake Issyk-Kul if efforts are not made to prevent it, Emil Shukurov, a scientist and head of environmental group Aleyne, warned last week. The spill, which consists mainly of
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered support to Kyrgyzstan in its conflict with downstream Uzbekistan over distribution of water resources in Central Asia. Almost $500 million USD in debt will be excused in exchange for a package of deals that will extend Moscow's water, energy and military influence in the region.
  • 16 Dec 2009- 13:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan B uilders of the Kambarata-2 hydroelectric plant on the Naryn River, a tributary of the Syr Darya, in Kyrgyzstan are preparing for a large explosion in late December, raising concern in downstream neighbor Uzbekistan. Depending on
  • 26 Aug 2009- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The volume of water in the Toktogul water reservoir in Kyrgyzstan was at 12.7 billion cubic meters on August 18, which is 26.4 percent higher than on the same date last year, Kyrgyz Minister of Industry, Energy and Fuel Resources
  • 14 Jan 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan's Prime Minister, Igor Chudinov, has acknowledged the Naryn River, a tributary of the Syr Darya, as a transboundary water body but said his country is not planning to give up construction of the Kambarata
  • 12 Nov 2008- 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The volume of water in the Toktogul reservoir on the Naryn River, a tributary of the Syr Darya in Kyrgyzstan has decreased to 9.5 billion cubic meters, slightly more than two-thirds the water volume in the same period last year, the
  • 22 Oct 2008- 08:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Following the summits of the Commonwealth of Independent States and the Eurasian Economic Community in Bishkek, the Kyrgyz capital, in mid-October, the leaders of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan
  • 17 Sep 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Negotiations among Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan over distribution of the Syr Darya water resources have proven ineffective. During the negotiations, held in the Kazakh city of Almaty last week, Kyrgyzstan pushed for
  • 10 Sep 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan T he Uzbek embassy in Bishkek says it needs six years to restore the irrigation regime of the Toktogul reservoir on the Naryn River, a tributary of the Syr Darya, in Kyrgyzstan, and any attempts to build new water reservoirs can lead
  • 3 Sep 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan T said. he amount of water inflow into the Toktogul reservoir on the Naryn River, a tributary of the Syr Darya, in Kyrgyzstan has sharply decreased, the national utility Electricheskie Stansii Natalia Orlova, spokeswoman for
  • 17 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent The water volume of the Toktogul reservoir on the Naryn River, a tributary of the Syr Darya, remains low because of an increase in electricity production, according to the press service of the joint stock company Electricheskie stantsii. The volume of
  • 3 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kyrgyzstan should release water from the Toktogul reservoir on the Naryn River, a tributary of the Syr Darya, for irrigation in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, according to Speaker of the Kyrgyz Parliament Adakhan Madumarov. Madumarov said this is necessary