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  • 7 Nov 2017- 07:20 by Local Press Report KIEV Xinhuanet News The Ukrainian authorities would suspend water supplies to the area in the eastern Lugansk region controlled by pro-independence insurgents by Tuesday, a senior Ukrainian official said on Monday. Volodymyr Grytsay, the head of the Lugansk
  • 21 Jun 2017- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States A controversial Czech Republic lawmaker this week announced plans for “an international group of scientists (to be) created in the Czech Republic…to prevent the Crimean Peninsula from turning into a desert”, in defiance of
  • 3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AVDIIVKA, Ukraine Intense fighting in the Ukraine town of Avdiivka on 29th and 30th January disabled electricity and water, including the Donetsk Filtration Station and a backup reservoir, according to the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF). The
  • 14 Dec 2016- 11:06 by Local Press Report TORETSK Irish Times On Tuesday, a complete ceasefire was agreed around Toretsk to allow a mine removal team to make the area safe for workers to fix a pipe, which lies in a buffer zone between government and separatist positions, damaged in a blast on Nov.
  • 22 Nov 2016- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has urged members of the Minsk-based Trilateral Contact Group on Eastern Ukraine to take urgent action to provide water supply in the Luhansk region. To avoid cut-offs affecting 600
  • 21 Nov 2016- 13:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimea urgently needs to address the problem of water supply for irrigation, Crimean Agriculture Minister Andrew Ryumshin said last week. Ryumshin said agriculture on the peninsula was deteriorating due to the lack of creditworthiness
  • 10 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Water levels in Crimea’s reservoirs are continuing to fall, putting future water supply on the peninsula at risk. Crimean blogger Sergey Psarev, who investigated the issue, found that the Izobilnensky Reservoir, which supplies Alushta
  • 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
  • 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
  • 3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Crimea has used up about 74 percent of its available freshwater, and has only enough left for one more year, according to Yuriy Smelyanskiy, an expert with Ukrainian non-partisan NGO Maidan of Foreign Affairs. “In Crimea there is a water
  • 1 Nov 2016- 07:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Fish vendors demonstrated last week against water cuts that led to the closure of the central market in the Crimean city of Simferopol and put their livelihoods at risk. They threatened to escalate to “Maidan” (street protests), local
  • 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,
  • 27 Oct 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea Planned construction of a reservoir in the Sevastopol area could cause serious environmental damage in Crimea, Crimean Deputy Prime Minister Oleg Kazurin said during a recent working meeting. The project, which will divert water from
  • 20 Oct 2016- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMERFOPOL, Crimea Crimean officials have announced plans to use treated sewage to irrigate agricultural lands. "The problem with sewage in Feodosia will be solved by transferring the sewage from Cape St. Elijah to … the Kirov area, [where] two
  • 17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Italian company Brescia is considering building a desalination plant in Crimea. Brescia’s owner, Fabio Bosio, told the Yalta International Economic Forum press service on October 16th that his firm was prepared to offer its innovative

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