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  • 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
  • 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
  • 23 Sep 2015- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Members of the Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine-- made up of representatives from Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)-- agreed during a meeting in Minsk this week to send water supply
  • 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
  • 15 Sep 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YEKATERINBURG, Russia The Yekaterinburg Water Company is preparing itself for anticipated record-high water consumption in 2017. “We are anticipating peak water consumption in 2017. All signs are pointing to it: ongoing large new construction projects
  • 30 May 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YEKATERINBURG, Russia An investigation by the Sverdlovsk Oblast prosecutors’ office found that residents of the Sortirovka district in the city of Yekaterinburg received drinking water contaminated with the industrial solvent trichloroethylene between
  • 26 Mar 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YEKATERINBURG, Russia On March 20, the regional environmental prosecutor’s office serving the Russian city of Yekaterinburg opened a criminal investigation after high levels of the chemical trichlorethylene were found in the city’s drinking water. The
  • 11 Sep 2013- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YEKATERINBURG, Russia The water utility in Yekaterinburg has declared itself to be “on the brink of catastrophe,” as illegal dumping of waste in the city’s wastewater network has left it almost unable to cope. Sewage treatment plants are running at full
  • 4 Sep 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YEKATERINBURG, Russia The director of Russia’s Yekaterinburg Vodokanal (water company), Alexander Kovalchik, is facing more criminal charges for abuse of his position. A still-ongoing investigation found that in the second half of 2011, Kovalchik