Conflict

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  • 15 Nov 2016- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea Officials in Ukraine have dismissed reports that Russian security forces have thwarted a plot by Ukrainian saboteurs in the Crimean port city of Sevastopol. Russia’s federal security service, FSB, said it had arrested Alexey
  • 13 Oct 2016- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimean officials this week announced a plan to build a new channel to transfer water to the North Crimean Canal, as part of the effort to ease water shortages. The peninsula used to get 85 percent of its freshwater via the North
  • 11 Oct 2016- 07:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Russian Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology Sergey Donskoy has instructed Crimean authorities to tighten water consumption restrictions, saying “water is now the weight of gold” on the peninsula. Donskoy had previously warned
  • 26 Sep 2016- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KERCH, Crimea Water levels in the reservoir supplying Kerch have dropped to 6.3 million cubic meters-- only enough to meet the city’s needs for another 20 days, Anzor Borlakov, director of regional utility "Water of Crimea,” said last week. The
  • 10 Aug 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Seven Crimean regions are currently experiencing water shortages, according to Sergey Karpov, head of the Crimean Ministry of Housing and Public Utilities. “There are a total of seven problem areas: Leninsky district, the most
  • 22 Jul 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea Local residents in Crimea’s Belbek Valley have launched a protest against a new Russian project that they say will limit water supply in the region. The project involves capturing water from the Kokkozka River, according to pro
  • 22 Apr 2016- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukraine should not resume water supply to Crimea as long as the peninsula is under Russian control, according to Zaremba Ozenbash, deputy head of the State Service for Crimea and Sevastopol. He told Krym. Realiji radio on April 21st that
  • 30 Oct 2015- 11:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Construction of three large water diversion projects in northeastern Crimea is expected to be completed by the end of this year, Gennady Nara, head of the Crimean Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, told reporters in Simferopol
  • 14 Sep 2015- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Crimean Tatar activists plan to blockade the administrative border between Crimea and Ukraine’s Kherson region this month to draw renewed international attention to the “Crimean issue” and to the plight of Crimean Tatars, who face
  • 3 Sep 2015- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russian Natural Resources Minister Sergei Donskoi this week denied that Moscow has been holding talks with the Ukrainian government on resuming water supply to the Crimean Peninsula via the North Crimean Canal. "As far as I know, we
  • 18 May 2015- 08:52 by Local Press Report SEVASTOPOL RT News Over the past week, despite rough spring conditions and muddy turf, engineering battalions from Russia’s Eastern and Western military districts have laid some 7,000 pipes in 8 pipelines connecting artesian wells in the western part of
  • 22 Jan 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russia will allocate some $35.1 million USD for drinking water supply in Crimea, Russian Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Sergey Donskoy said this week. “Last September, we, jointly with other agencies, developed the plan of
  • 2 Jan 2015- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea The quantity and quality of groundwater reserves in northern and northeastern Crimea has been confirmed, and freshwater from new boreholes in the region can now be sent to the North Crimean Canal to supply the eastern part of the
  • 21 Nov 2014- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Water reserves in the Crimean city of Sevastopol could run out at the end of this month, and Simferopol, the peninsula’s capital, only has enough water to last until February, according to officials. “The situation remains difficult,”
  • 11 Nov 2014- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea The leader of Abkhazia, a disputed territory and partially recognized state on the eastern coast of the Black Sea and the southwestern flank of the Caucasus, has proposed bringing water to Crimea via tankers and building a water

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