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  • 8 Nov 2016- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine A chemical plant in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine has violated water basin protection rules by dumping its waste into the Seversky Donets River, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in Luhansk announced this week. "The
  • 1 Nov 2016- 07:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russia’s amended federal Water Code adds the Crimean watershed district to the country’s main management unit. The goal is to be able to use the basin approach to water management on the Crimean peninsula and in the city of Sevastopol,
  • 29 Jul 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Two million residents of eastern Ukraine’s Luhansk region could be left without safe water supply due to a lack of chlorine for water treatment. In a posting on his Facebook page this week, Heorhiy Tuka, Ukraine’s Deputy Minister for
  • 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,
  • 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- 10:13 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
  • 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
  • 16 Feb 2016- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) monitors this week continued to facilitate and oversee ceasefire agreements to allow for repair of critical water and power infrastructure in war-torn eastern Ukraine. In its
  • 14 Jan 2016- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Negotiators working toward resolution of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine have developed a mechanism for utility bill payments to Ukrainian companies in some districts of the breakaway Luhansk region. “The mechanism is in compliance with
  • 17 Nov 2015- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) humanitarian and economic coordinators participating in the eastern Ukraine peace negotiations have proposed creating an expert group to address the issue of water supply payments
  • 20 Oct 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Authorities in the self-proclaimed Donetsk National Republic have agreed to pay Ukraine for drinking water supplied via the Seversky Donets canal once local banks start operating again. The issue of water supply was discussed during the
  • 15 Oct 2015- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukrainian authorities have set aside over $457 million USD that could be used to rehabilitate infrastructure in the eastern Donbass region, provided peace and "Ukraine's sovereignty" there are restored, President Petro
  • 15 Oct 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Eastern Crimea, as well the peninsula's administrative capital, Simferopol, and the Sudansk region, face a worsening water situation, members heard during a recent meeting of the Crimea Council’s Committee on Construction,
  • 21 Sep 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ongoing fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine has repeatedly damaged water networks in the region, leaving tens of thousands of civilians without access to piped water, according to a report
  • 3 Sep 2015- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russian Natural Resources Minister Sergei Donskoi this week denied that Moscow has been holding talks with the Ukrainian government on resuming water supply to the Crimean Peninsula via the North Crimean Canal. "As far as I know, we

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