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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,
  • 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
  • 12 Feb 2016- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Water supply from the Petrivske water facility to breakaway portions of Luhansk province have been reduced, according to Manolis Pilavov, head of the administration in the separatist-controlled city of Luhansk. The pro-Russian Donbass
  • 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
  • 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
  • 3 Apr 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Almost 90 percent of the drinking water supplied to the self-proclaimed "Lugansk People's Republic" in Eastern Ukraine was produced by the regional water company in the Ukrainian-controlled part of the province-- and the
  • 10 Jun 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Freshwater supplies have again become an issue in the ongoing troubles in Eastern Ukraine, where the Ukrainian army operating against separatist forces in the Donetsk region has been accused of shutting off water supply to the cities of
  • 19 May 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Water from the Biyuk-Karasu River is now flowing into the North Crimean Canal, thanks to new Russia-built water infrastructure, Russian Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Sergey Donskoy said last week. “The building of
  • 13 May 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Crimea’s water losses will be decreased to 10 percent within five to seven years, down from the current rate of 40-60 percent, an official from the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment said last week. “Statistics say that

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