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
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 28 Jul 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Russian and Ukrainian negotiators took up the issue of water supply in the Donbass region during this week’s meeting of the trilateral contact group on Ukraine, according to Martin Sajdik, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in
  • 17 Jun 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Security, water supply, and railway issues were the main topics addressed during the latest round of subgroup-level talks in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, involving representatives of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in
  • 19 May 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's Special Monitoring Mission for Ukraine (OSCE-SMM) this week expressed concern about the water supply situation in a number of areas in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine.
  • 16 May 2016- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Restoration of infrastructure in the strife-torn Donbass region of eastern Ukraine, which encompasses the breakaway Luhansk and Donetsk provinces, is a top priority for the Ukrainian government, President Petro Poroshenko said last week.
  • 11 May 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Destruction of infrastructure and industrial facilities in eastern Ukraine could have serious environmental consequences for the region, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s Intelligence Directorate warned this week. The directorate’s press
  • 3 May 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists was reported over the weekend near the Svitlodarsk reservoir, between the cities of Luhansk and Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. One Ukrainian soldier was killed and seven others
  • 21 Apr 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus A sharp increase in ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine this month has hindered attempts to monitor and carry out repairs to infrastructure there, according to Martin Sajdik, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s
  • 24 Mar 2016- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus The first-ever joint meeting of the Contact Group on the eastern Ukraine conflict’s sub-groups on security and political issues took place in Minsk on March 23rd. During the meeting, representatives of the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People
  • 15 Mar 2016- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Pro-Russian separatists this week accused Ukrainian forces of shelling the area near the Donetsk water filtration station. In a report carried by UK-based citizen journalist site LiveLeak, separatists were quoted as saying that
  • 11 Mar 2016- 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Efforts to rebuild and repair infrastructure in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine are being hindered by ceasefire violations and slow progress removing landmines, Martin Sajdik, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
  • 25 Feb 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Progress has been made toward restoring water supply in the breakaway Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, according to Martin Sajdik, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) representative at the Ukrainian peace
  • 24 Feb 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The Trilateral Contact Group on the Ukrainian conflict and its subgroups are meeting in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, this week to discuss progress on a variety of issues. Ukrainian news agency Interfax quoted Roman Bezsmertny, Ukraine&

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