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  • 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
  • 20 Jul 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev has sent a letter to his Tajik counterpart, Kohir Rasulzoda, reiterating his country’s opposition to Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The letter came after Tajik President Imomali
  • 1 Jul 2016- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Italian industrial group Salini Impregilo has won a $3.9 billion USD contract to build the dam for Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The deal for the project was signed following a meeting between Tajik President Imomali Rajhmon
  • 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
  • 3 Aug 2015- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs this week reiterated the country’s opposition to the $3 billion USD, 3,600-megawatt Rogun Dam project on the Vakhsh River, a tributary of Amu Darya, in neighboring Tajikistan. “On July 22nd,
  • 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
  • 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
  • 11 Sep 2014- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea With the region’s freshwater reservoirs running dry, Crimean officials are considering turning to a lake located near a landfill and a reservoir that was shut down decades ago due to contamination to supply water to the city of
  • 4 Aug 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report TASHKENT AzerNews Uzbekistan has criticized the World Bank's recently-published report on Key Issues for Consideration of the Proposed Rogun Hydropower Project and use of transboundary water resources. Speaking at a recent meeting of the representatives
  • 28 Jul 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Russia is planning to spend $61.5 million USD in the immediate future to provide water to districts in Crimea that were previously supplied via the North Crimea Canal, Crimean Minister of Housing and Public Utilities Alexander Zhdanov
  • 2 Jul 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Crimean peninsula needs a sustainable water supply system to overcome its water deficit, Dmitry Kirillov, director of the Department for Public Policy and Regulation of Water Resources at the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources, said
  • 3 Jun 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan A small separatist group in Uzbekistan’s northwestern Karakalpakstan region has called on World Bank President Jim Yong Kim to postpone $411 million USD worth of loans under a program aimed at improving water management in cotton

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