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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 6 Apr 2016- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine this week followed up on reports that villages in Ukrainian-government-controlled and breakaway regions of the Luhansk region were cut
  • 12 Feb 2016- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Water supply from the Petrivske water facility to breakaway portions of Luhansk province have been reduced, according to Manolis Pilavov, head of the administration in the separatist-controlled city of Luhansk. The pro-Russian Donbass
  • 14 Jan 2016- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Negotiators working toward resolution of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine have developed a mechanism for utility bill payments to Ukrainian companies in some districts of the breakaway Luhansk region. “The mechanism is in compliance with
  • 18 Nov 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Public services such as water provision and energy in eastern Ukraine should be decentralized over the next year, according to Pavel Zhebrivsky, chairman of the Donetsk regional state administration. “Teplokommunenergo, Water of Donbass
  • 17 Nov 2015- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) humanitarian and economic coordinators participating in the eastern Ukraine peace negotiations have proposed creating an expert group to address the issue of water supply payments
  • 23 Sep 2015- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Members of the Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine-- made up of representatives from Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)-- agreed during a meeting in Minsk this week to send water supply
  • 21 Sep 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ongoing fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine has repeatedly damaged water networks in the region, leaving tens of thousands of civilians without access to piped water, according to a report
  • 5 Jun 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Luhansk Governor Hennadiy Moskal on June 5th ordered water supply to breakaway areas of the oblast cut off, in retaliation for recent shelling by pro-Russian separatists. “The electricity line on occupied territory has been damaged, but
  • 3 Apr 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Almost 90 percent of the drinking water supplied to the self-proclaimed "Lugansk People's Republic" in Eastern Ukraine was produced by the regional water company in the Ukrainian-controlled part of the province-- and the
  • 15 Sep 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Disputes over shared water resources are exacerbating problems among Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, according to a new report by NGO the International Crisis Group. The report, “ Water Pressures in Central Asia,” published
  • 13 Aug 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RAQQA, Syria The Islamic State (IS) group, formerly known as ISIS or ISIL, said this week that if Turkey does not allow more water to flow through its dams on the Euphrates River, militants will do it themselves by “liberating” Istanbul. “I pray to God
  • 6 Aug 2014- 10:35 by Local Press Report TASHKENT Times of Central Asia Uzbekistan never, and under no circumstances, will provide support to Tajikistan’s Rogun hydro power plant project, Rustam Azimov, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Uzbekistan, said at the consultation