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  • 22 Nov 2016- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has urged members of the Minsk-based Trilateral Contact Group on Eastern Ukraine to take urgent action to provide water supply in the Luhansk region. To avoid cut-offs affecting 600
  • 10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced last week that it will step in and pay electricity bills to prevent water cut-offs that could affect 600,000 people in eastern Ukraine’s Luhansk region. "We've taken
  • 29 Aug 2016- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Twelve thousand residents of Stanichno, in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, were left without water, electricity or communications last week due to shelling by pro-Russian separatists, according to Yury Garbuz, head of the VGA,
  • 28 Jul 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Russian and Ukrainian negotiators took up the issue of water supply in the Donbass region during this week’s meeting of the trilateral contact group on Ukraine, according to Martin Sajdik, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in
  • 30 Jun 2016- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Water consumption has increased dramatically in Crimea amid an ongoing heat wave, said Alexander Zhdanov, Minister of Housing and Communal Services in the separatist Crimean government. The city of Simferopol, which usually consumes
  • 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
  • 11 Feb 2016- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Infrastructure repair and recovery work in eastern Ukraine’s breakaway Luhansk and Donetsk regions has been complicated by cease-fire violations, according to Martin Sajdik, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE)
  • 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
  • 22 Oct 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Members of the Donetsk border guards in eastern Ukraine have accused an officer of facilitating theft of steel water pipes from the Pavlopil reservoir area, according to western Ukrainian news outlet ZIK. One border guard secretly
  • 21 Oct 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus The Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine made progress this week in talks on rebuilding infrastructure in eastern Ukraine’s Donbass region, according to Martin Sajdik, who represents the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
  • 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
  • 19 Oct 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The United States will provide an additional $15 million USD in humanitarian assistance for those affected by the conflict in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region, the US Embassy in Ukraine said in a statement last week. "This new funding

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