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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,
  • 4 Aug 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Three large reservoirs will be built in Crimea in the near future, Andrey Lisovsky, vice president of the Crimea State Committee for Water Services and Amelioration, said this week. The reservoirs will be built in the Bakhchisaray,
  • 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
  • 1 Jul 2016- 11:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimean authorities plan to build five more large water reservoirs between 2017 and 2020 to ensure water supply on the peninsula, a Russian official said this week. The new water storage facilities would bring the number of reservoirs
  • 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
  • 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 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

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