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  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan In what might be considered a completion of “Phase 1”, the first of six turbines of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun hydroelectric dam went online on November 16. The $3.9 Billion USD 3600 megawatt project will double the country’s
  • 1 Oct 2018- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan The Asian Development Bank is to fund a grant that will rehabilitate and expand water supply and sanitation infrastructure in the southeast of Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The $41.18 Million USD grant is ADB’s first urban sector project in
  • 3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The government of Uzbekistan still opposes Tajikistan’s construction of the Rogun hydropower plant, a Russian expert said this week. Leonid Gusev, a senior research fellow at the Analytical Center of the International Studies Institute at
  • 31 Oct 2016- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan on October 29th started construction of the controversial $3.9 billion USD Rogun hydropower dam on the Vakhsh River. Following a ceremony attended by Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon, workers used explosives to divert the
  • 20 Jul 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev has sent a letter to his Tajik counterpart, Kohir Rasulzoda, reiterating his country’s opposition to Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The letter came after Tajik President Imomali
  • 1 Jul 2016- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Italian industrial group Salini Impregilo has won a $3.9 billion USD contract to build the dam for Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The deal for the project was signed following a meeting between Tajik President Imomali Rajhmon
  • 1 Mar 2016- 09:05 by Local Press Report KURGAN-TYUBE European Bank for Reconstruction and Development State Unitary Enterprise "Khojagii Manziliy Kommunali" of Kurgan-Tyube City intends to use the proceeds of loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and IFCA
  • 5 Aug 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KOK-TASH, Kyrgyzstan Six people have been injured in skirmishes between villagers on the border between Tajikistan and Kygyzstan, according to Tajik border troops. Tajik media, citing the country’s Chief Directorate of Border Troops, said six Tajik
  • 3 Aug 2015- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs this week reiterated the country’s opposition to the $3 billion USD, 3,600-megawatt Rogun Dam project on the Vakhsh River, a tributary of Amu Darya, in neighboring Tajikistan. “On July 22nd,
  • 27 Apr 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHYMKENT, Uzbekistan Water in Central Asia’s longest river, the Syr Darya, is too polluted even to use for irrigation purposes, according to new findings from the South Kazakhstan State University. Researchers from the university carried out a three
  • 30 Mar 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan’s water reserves are now at 2.5 billion cubic meters, putting the country at risk of drinking water and irrigation deficits, Tashtanbay Sartov, deputy rector of education at the Kyrgyz State Technical University, told a
  • 23 Feb 2015- 10:18 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Times of Central Asia An increase in the water flow in the Vakhsh river has led to increasing electricity generation in Tajikistan, Avesta news agency reported citing the country’s Ministry of Energy and Water Resources. The water level in the Nurek
  • 17 Feb 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan’s energy situation, already complicated by the recent failure of a transformer unit at the Toktogul Hydropower Plant, could get worse due to declining water levels in the Toktogul Reservoir, according to the country’s
  • 8 Jan 2015- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbekistan has completed construction of a new water reservoir in Samarkand province, authorities said earlier this week. The Kamongaron reservoir has a capacity of 1.5 million cubic meters and covers an area of 16 hectares in the
  • 11 Dec 2014- 10:18 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE World Bank World Bank Country Manager for Tajikistan Patricia Veevers-Carter and the Government of Tajikistan project team visited the Khatlon Province earlier this week to meet with beneficiaries and partners of the Second Tajikistan Public

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