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  • 29 Jun 2016- 11:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Several cities in breakaway portions of eastern Ukraine’s Luhansk region-- including Alchevsk, Krasnodon, Stakhanov, Rovenky, and Sverdlovsk-- have been without power supply and, consequently, without water for the past week, according
  • 23 Jun 2016- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian Duma this week adopted a draft law amending regulation of water supply in Crimea. Under the amended law, a common water supply and sewerage program will be implemented on the peninsula, which Russia annexed two years ago,
  • 22 Jun 2016- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine As part of its emergency loan program for the restoration of eastern Ukraine for 2016-2017, the European Investment Bank is allocating $14 million USD this year for housing and communal services, road transport infrastructure, and
  • 22 Jun 2016- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea The non-revenue water rate in the Crimean city of Sevastopol is between 42 and 48 percent, officials heard this week. Local utility Sevastopol Vodokanal told the legislative assembly on June 21st that water "losses" in the
  • 20 Jun 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimean officials are looking into the possibility of filling the North Crimea Canal with water from lakes Donuzlav and Sasyk-Sivash to provide water for drinking and irrigation. Crimean Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov has charged the
  • 13 Jun 2016- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Escalating violence in populated areas of eastern Ukraine  is threatening the lives of civilians and causing damage to civilian infrastructure that provides essential services, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross
  • 10 Jun 2016- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko this week allocated $120 million USD for restoration of infrastructure in the war-torn Donbass region. "We’ve done everything in our power to raise $120 million USD for the local budgets of the
  • 9 Jun 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Eight thousand people in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine are without access to drinking water, according to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission (SMM). In its latest
  • 9 Jun 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Effective July 1st, tariffs for utility services in Crimea will go up by 8 to 15 percent, the Crimean committee on prices and tariffs announced this week on its website. The committee said gas and heating rates would increase by 10
  • 8 Jun 2016- 11:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine After a period of relative calm early last month, violence is again intensifying in eastern Ukraine, further damaging infrastructure in the region and hampering efforts to repair existing damage, according to the latest humanitarian
  • 7 Jun 2016- 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea A working group from the Crimean government will submit a list of possible projects for Chinese investment within a month, Crimean Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov told a governmental meeting this week. A delegation of Crimean officials
  • 31 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea A proposal to transfer water from the Kuban River in Russia to Crimea is not feasible due to insufficient water availability in Russia’s Krasnodar region and the expense of constructing the necessary pipeline, according to Igor Vail,
  • 23 May 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US government on May 20th announced over $28 million USD in additional humanitarian assistance for “hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people affected by Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine and Russia’s occupation
  • 20 May 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) situation in war-torn eastern Ukraine remains “a big concern,” the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned in its latest situation report on the region. “In order to prevent the existing
  • 18 May 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), with the support of the Japanese government, is working to restore and upgrade five water supply facilities in Eastern Ukraine, including the Kramatorsk, Kreminna and Semenivka pumping