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  • 12 Nov 2008- 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GEORGIA, TBILISI G eorgian mineral water Borjomi is the only brand from the former Soviet Union countries to be officially approved by the European Union. Borjomi is exported to most countries of the former USSR, and smaller amounts of the water are
  • 29 Oct 2008- 08:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAKU, Azerbaijan On October 19, the water supply of 17 villages in Georgia's Gori district were cut off by the authorities of the breakaway province of South Ossetia. Azeri news sources quoted Lado Vardzelashvili, governor of Georgia's Shida
  • 22 Oct 2008- 08:50 by Local Press Report GEORGIA, TBILISI Georgian Times Ossetian separatists have cut off water supply to villages in the Tskhinvali region populated largely by ethnic Georgians. The secessionists reportedly also closed the Vanati water pipeline and the reservoir that supplies
  • 8 Oct 2008- 14:48 by Local Press Report Azerbaijan, AYRIDARA Institute for War and Peace Reporting (United Kingdom) Despite the abundant mineral water resources in the area, residents of the Nagorno-Karabakh region face obstacles to accessing good quality drinking water due to cross-border
  • 3 Sep 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia In the aftermath of the heated political debates between Russia and the West over the conflict in South Ossetia, leader of Russian Communist Party Gennady Zyuganov made a statement on August 27 that "it is impossible to isolate Russia
  • 27 Aug 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia On August 25, the Russian Parliament unanimously called on President Dmitry Medvedev to recognize the independence of two breakaway Georgian regions, Abkhazia and South Ossetia. These regions are two out of four enclaves situated on the
  • 13 Aug 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GEORGIA, TBILISI Along-standing conflict between Georgia and the breakaway region of South Ossetia (formally a part of Georgia) on August 7 erupted into military clashes between Georgian troops, on one side, and South Ossetian and Russian troops, on the
  • 6 Aug 2008- 14:48 by Local Press Report MOSCOW, GEORGIA R1A Novosti (Russia) The breakaway province of South Ossetia threatened last week to block irrigation canals leading to central Georgia unless Georgia restarts water supplies to Tskhinvali, the South Ossetian capital. Georgia cut off the main
  • 5 May 2008- 23:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAKU, Azerbaijan — Only about 40 percent of the population in Azerbaijan's capital are provided with a 24-hour water supply in Baku, according to residents and local officials. There are a number of reasons behind the poor water service in Baku,
  • 5 May 2008- 23:41 by Local Press Report BAKU, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Business Journal — The Azerbaijan government may submit more cities for water supply system restructuring under an Asian Development Bank (ADB) program. The government was satisfied with the success of the $30 million USD first
  • 22 Apr 2008- 00:04 by Local Press Report BAKU, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Business Center — Water levels are up in Azerbaijan's mountain rivers, due to rising temperatures and thawing snow in the Greater and Minor Caucasus and Lankaran-Astara region, according to the National Hydro-Meteorology
  • 31 Mar 2008- 23:59 by Local Press Report BAKU, Azerbaijan The Messenger (Georgia) — Azerbaijani President Wham Aliyev has touted the country's economic development during his first term. In an interview with Russia's Interfax, Aliyev noted that his country's GDP growth rate has been