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  • 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 disaster". "If necessary to
  • 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 Emergencies Minister Alexander Chupriyan told
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:18 by Local Press Report SYUNAI SALE The Barents Observer A resident of Yamal settlement Syunai Sale has written an emotional message about the problem with the fish: "The Yamal and Nadym districts have become impoverished! There is no white fish in the rivers, lakes, in the Ob
  • 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
  • 2 Nov 2017- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Around 130 dead seals have washed up on the shores of Russia’s Lake Baikal this week, prompting an investigation by Siberian authorities. Scientists have identified exhaustion caused by hunger as the primary cause of the mass deaths,
  • 25 Sep 2017- 07:51 by Local Press Report CHAGAN Gears of Biz This is the amazing moment Russia used a nuclear bomb to create a reservoir – only to end up with a radioactive water supply known as the Atomic Lake. Footage shows a huge mushroom cloud forming after the underground Soviet nuke was
  • 28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALEPPO, Syria The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported on September 27th that some 250,000 people, including over 100,000 children, in eastern Aleppo have to drink unsafe or contaminated water. The report comes a week after airstrikes last
  • 8 Sep 2016- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian Government is investigating possible causes of the Daldykin River near Norilsk in Siberia losing its natural color and turning scarlet-red this week. A statement from Russia's Ministry of Natural Resources says that
  • 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
  • 26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Shelling near the village of Novgorod in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine has damaged a water pipeline in the area; this in turn raises the risk that wastewater stored behind dams at a nearby chemical plant will overflow,
  • 3 Jun 2016- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation has developed a “unique” technology to treat contaminated water at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Rosatom Chief Executive Sergei Kirienko said this week. He told Rossiya
  • 12 Jan 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea A dam on the Chernaya River, whose rapidly filling reservoir provides water supply to 70 percent of residents in the Crimean city of Sevastopol, is at risk of bursting, officials warned this week. After nearly drying up last summer,
  • 2 Nov 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HERMOSILLO, Mexico A judge in Mexico’s Sonora state has ruled that the country’s National Water Commission (Conagua) must monitor water quality in over two dozen wells along the Sonora River to ensure they are no longer contaminated in the wake of the
  • 28 Oct 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TYUMEN, Russia Business owners in the Russian city of Tyumen are considering legal action against local water company Tyumen Vodokanal after a major water pipeline rupture last week caused unprecedented flooding on the outskirts of the industrial city.
  • 31 Jul 2015- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Pro-Russian separatist fighters have positioned tanks near the site of a radioactive materials dump for a chemical plant i Eastern Ukraine, Luhansk-based news outlet Informator reported on July 31st. If Ukrainian government forces fire

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