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  • 13 Aug 2020- 05:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat KYIV, Ukraine Ukraine Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said that his government would consider supplying drinking water from the mainland of Ukraine to Russia-occupied Crimea in the event of a "humanitarian disaster". "If necessary to
  • 28 May 2020- 09:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat Kyiv, Ukraine The government of Ukraine will not restore water supply to Crimea until Russian-backed armed forces “de-occupy” the region, according to Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Oleksiy Reznikov. Further OOSKAnews coverage of water in Ukraine In an
  • 3 Mar 2020- 09:52 by Staff- Water Diplomat KYIV, Ukraine The Ukraine Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Organisation and Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) have released a set of infographics mapping the dynamics and trends of environmental change since the 2014 onset of
  • 10 Feb 2020- 07:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat KYIV, Ukraine The government of Ukraine indicated 5 February that there will be no resumption of water supply to Russian-occupied Crimea through the North Crimean Canal. During a visit to the Kherson region on 11-12 February, the Verhkovna Rada Committee
  • 13 Aug 2019- 04:57 by Local Press Report KYIV UNIAN Residents of Russia-occupied Donetsk report on social networks about a mass death of fish in the Kalmius River because of possible water contamination. The so-called "Health Ministry" of the "Donetsk People's Republic," in
  • 1 May 2019- 07:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States After five years of conflict over 3.5 million people in eastern Ukraine are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance and protection, the United Nations Security Council was told last week.  UN Assistant Secretary-General for
  • 15 Jan 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Three water workers in Donetsk, Ukraine, were injured by gunfire January 10, bringing the total to eleven in the past nine months. The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine, Osnat Lubrani condemned the attack on workers of
  • 1 Oct 2018- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Over 115 peoplle have been hospitalized in the city of Makiivka in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region showing symptoms of drinking tap water contaminated with Manganese. On September 29, Pavlo Lysyanskyi, a representative of Ukraine’s
  • 25 Sep 2018- 07:50 by Local Press Report KYIV 112 International On September 23, in the area of Avdiivka, mercenaries attacked technical crews fixing the local water pipeline. The militants used grenade launchers, small arms and heavy machineguns. Workers of 'Voda Donbasa' company were
  • 23 Jul 2018- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Concern is mounting in Ukraine about radioactive contamination of fresh water caused by flooding of mines in the Russia-occupied east of the country. Ambassador Ihor Prokopchuk, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International
  • 8 Nov 2016- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Crimea’s water sources-- without additional supplies from Ukraine-- are only sufficient to meet the needs of half the peninsula’s population, a Ukrainian expert said this week. Mykhailo Romashchenko, director of the Institute of Water
  • 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
  • 23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Drinking water supply to 400,000 people in eastern Ukraine is at risk, according to observers with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). Alexander Hug, deputy head of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission for
  • 8 Aug 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Utility rates in Crimea rose by 12.4 percent in July, and in the city of Sevastopol they went up by 13 percent, according to Russia’s Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat). The agency said the increase was the largest in Russian
  • 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,

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