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  • 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,
  • 18 Jan 2016- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Mine clearance at the Gorlovka-Mayorsk water pipeline-- part of the Seversky Donets canal in eastern Ukraine-- will be completed by the end of this month, according to a spokesman for the Joint Center for Ceasefire Control and
  • 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
  • 2 Apr 2015- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian government, together with the government of Crimea, last week announced a series of new measures, worth some $450 million USD, to ensure stable water supply to the peninsula.  The planned measures, which were approved on March
  • 17 Feb 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russia’s State Duma (the lower house of the Russian Parliament) plans to issue a formal statement on the "ecocide" in Crimea caused by Ukraine's decision to halt water supply via the North Crimean Canal. “The actions aimed
  • 6 Feb 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Another utility worker was killed this week during clashes between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk Province, according to regional water provider Voda Donbassa. Sergey Galkin, is the seventh Voda Donbassa employee
  • 2 Feb 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine The water supply situation in Eastern Ukraine is getting worse every day because of ongoing military action there, according to regional water company Voda Donbassa. The utility warned on January 30th that many cities in the area are
  • 21 Jan 2015- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine A number of water supply and wastewater facilities were destroyed in war-torn eastern Ukraine this weekend as a result of large-scale military action in the area, according to regional water utility Voda Donbassa. A one-meter-diameter
  • 6 Jun 2014- 10:19 by Local Press Report SIMFEROPOL Business Insider Scrambling to compensate for a lack of water from mainland Ukraine, farmhands are laying row after row of pipe to drip water across dusty fields in Crimea's arid north. The water shortage highlights the huge logistical hurdles
  • 2 Jun 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian government last week approved a draft decree that would allocate $74.2 million USD for water supply in Crimea this year, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment announced on May 30th.  The funds will be provided to
  • 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
  • 23 Apr 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia On April 21, Russian Agriculture Minister Nikolai Fyodorov said Russia was prepared to pay up front for water services that Ukraine provides to the Crimean peninsula, but was being hampered by political factors. “We are ready to pay up
  • 18 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev pledged this week to investigate whether the current water shortages in the Crimean peninsula are due to the lack of a signed water supply agreement with Ukraine or to “cheap politics” by the
  • 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

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