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  • 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
  • 13 May 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHERSON, Ukraine The Ukrainian government does not recognize any authority in Crimea, and so will not supply water or electricity to the peninsula, Andrey Gordeev, the newly-appointed head of the Kherson Regional Administration, said this week. “We do
  • 11 May 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Destruction of infrastructure and industrial facilities in eastern Ukraine could have serious environmental consequences for the region, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s Intelligence Directorate warned this week. The directorate’s press
  • 3 May 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists was reported over the weekend near the Svitlodarsk reservoir, between the cities of Luhansk and Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. One Ukrainian soldier was killed and seven others
  • 28 Apr 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimea will be water-independent in 2020, Konstantin Bakharev, deputy chairman of the Crimean State Council, said this week. “Water mains are now pulling [supply] from the Russian mainland,” Bakharev wrote in an April 28th Facebook
  • 22 Apr 2016- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukraine should not resume water supply to Crimea as long as the peninsula is under Russian control, according to Zaremba Ozenbash, deputy head of the State Service for Crimea and Sevastopol. He told Krym. Realiji radio on April 21st that
  • 14 Apr 2016- 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The European Union and the German government this week announced that they are providing a long-term concessional loan to municipal water utility Chernivtsivodokanal for a project to renovate the drinking water system in Chernivtsi,
  • 12 Apr 2016- 12:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KERCH, Crimea Eastern Crimea will have access to stable water supply be 2020 via a new canal, according to Alexander Zhdanov, minister of housing and communal services in the separatist Crimean government. “The new water supply canal will use the
  • 8 Apr 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) facilitated and monitored adherence to a regional ceasefire to allow the Luhansk water company to complete repairs to the water
  • 6 Apr 2016- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Some 700,000 people in northern and central Crimea could be affected by shortages due to the cut off of water supply via the North Crimean Canal, the Ukrainian Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food said this week. Some 400,000 hectares
  • 6 Apr 2016- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine this week followed up on reports that villages in Ukrainian-government-controlled and breakaway regions of the Luhansk region were cut

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