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  • 16 Mar 2018- 09:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine As of April 3, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) reports that its Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) continued to facilitate safe access for workers to and from the Donetsk Filtration Station; it also
  • 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
  • 8 Oct 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia EU and US sanctions against Russia have not had a negative effect on the Russian affiliate of Danish pump producer Grundfos, the company said in a statement. Grundfos issued the statement amid speculation that foreign companies' and,
  • 19 Jun 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Authorities in Donetsk, the capital city of a breakaway territory in southeastern Ukraine, have initiated water rationing and appealed to Ukrainian leaders to halt military action in areas where water pumping stations are located, the
  • 16 Jun 2014- 10:11 by Local Press Report KYIV Business Insider Fighting in eastern Ukraine threatens water supplies to the city of Donetsk and could have serious consequences for 4 million people, monitors for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said on Monday. The OSCE's
  • 6 May 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Sewage pipelines carrying wastewater from northeastern Moldova’s Soroca district to sewage treatment facilities in neighboring Ukraine’s Yampil district are a threat to water quality in the Dniester River, according to a new report. “…
  • 2 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine A group of men dressed in camouflage and equipped with clubs and chains on May 1 attempted to take over Kyivvodokanal, the water utility operating in the Ukrainian capital. The group tried to enter the central control room of the water
  • 28 Mar 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZAPORIZHIA, Ukraine The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has put a $30 million USD project to rehabilitate water supply and heating systems in Sevastopol, Crimea on hold, a representative of the bank said earlier this week. Mark
  • 20 Mar 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Moscow-based financial analysts United Trading have produced the first comprehensive public report about the practical costs and benefits to Russia of annexing the former Ukrainian province of Crimea. The report covers almost the entire
  • 5 Mar 2014- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YEREVAN, Armenia Yerevan Jur, the water company serving the Armenian capital, has applied to the central government for an increase in the fresh and wastewater tariffs charged to its customers for the coming financial year. The appeal comes as the
  • 12 Feb 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The Ukrainian government has disbursed $785 million USD in federal subsidies for the country’s debt-ridden water and heating utilities. The subsidies will be paid out on a monthly basis, the government said. Ukrainian utilities are
  • 1 Nov 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Plans to extract shale gas along Ukraine’s border with Russia have provoked a storm of protest in the country, with environmentalists warning that it could pollute rivers flowing through Russian territory and threaten water supply. “The
  • 31 Oct 2013- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukrainian state-run nuclear power company Energoatom has been plunged into financial losses due in large part to outstanding debts owed by water utility companies across the country. Energoatom provides approximately 50 percent of all
  • 19 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TIRASPOL, Moldova Yevgeny Shevchuk, leader of the breakaway Moldovan territory of Transnistria, signed a decree last week calling for evaluation of the drinking water quality in the territory. Transnistria is located on a strip of land between the
  • 2 Aug 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine New figures show water utility companies are now the worst polluters of rivers, lakes and other bodies of surface water in Ukraine, Mikhail Yatsyuk, acting chair of the State Agency for Water Resources, told a press conference in Kyiv on