Conflict

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  • 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
  • 14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine The self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) has signed an agreement with the Ukrainian government for moderate water supply, according to LPR Emergency Ministry head Sergey Ivanushkin. “From now on we will receive water from the
  • 27 Oct 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DNIPROPETROVSK, Ukraine The Dnipropetrovsk regional administration in eastern Ukraine expects to receive $46.3 million USD in European Investment Bank (EIB) funds for reconstruction of 50 infrastructure facilities. The projects include modernization and
  • 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
  • 6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report LUHANSK Ukraine Today The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has announced it will step in to pay electricity bills to avoid water being cut off to 600,000 people in eastern Ukraine. This exceptional move will help people living on both sides of
  • 7 Oct 2016- 09:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Eighty restoration projects will be carried out in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk regions by the end of the year, according to the Ukrainian Ministry for the Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons. Twenty
  • 29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine A state of emergency has been declared in a number of districts in the self-proclaimed “Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR)” in eastern Ukraine, after Kyiv halted water supply to the region, local news outlets in the breakaway territory
  • 26 Sep 2016- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has laid the groundwork to launch a $224.4 million USD European Investment Bank (EIB)-funded program in conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine. "At present, the path is open for the launch of the joint project
  • 20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The human rights situation in eastern Ukraine has deteriorated as a result of escalating hostilities between June and August, according to a new report from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). The
  • 13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The Ukrainian government cannot halt water supply to breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development, Construction, and Housing and Utilities Hennadiy Zubko said this week. He told reporters
  • 29 Aug 2016- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Twelve thousand residents of Stanichno, in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, were left without water, electricity or communications last week due to shelling by pro-Russian separatists, according to Yury Garbuz, head of the VGA,
  • 26 Aug 2016- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Ukrainian troops this week shelled the area around the Dontsk water filtration station, according to a law enforcement source in the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic. The facility provides more than half of the water supply to
  • 8 Aug 2016- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Petroleum products have been found in water sources in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, the Luhansk Prosecutor’s Office reported this week. “The Prosecutor’s Office of the Luhansk Region, in cooperation with the regional Office of
  • 3 Aug 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukraine's State Service of Exports Control this week denied that it had recently blocked humanitarian supplies of liquid chlorine to the Luhansk region. Heorhiy Tuka, Ukraine’s Deputy Minister for the Temporarily Occupied Territories
  • 29 Jul 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Two million residents of eastern Ukraine’s Luhansk region could be left without safe water supply due to a lack of chlorine for water treatment. In a posting on his Facebook page this week, Heorhiy Tuka, Ukraine’s Deputy Minister for

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