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  • 16 May 2018- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russian plans for construction of a $180 Million USD desalination project in Iran have been put on hold after the Russian construction company withdrew from the deal last week, citing the tightening of US sanctions against Iran.ComThe
  • 1 May 2017- 12:55 by Local Press Report MOSCOW TASS Construction of a dam in Ukraine’s Kherson region to cut Crimea off water supplies shows moral depravity and is merely a waste of money, said Frants Klintsevich, a member of the upper house of Russian parliament. Ukraine has put into service the
  • 3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The government of Uzbekistan still opposes Tajikistan’s construction of the Rogun hydropower plant, a Russian expert said this week. Leonid Gusev, a senior research fellow at the Analytical Center of the International Studies Institute at
  • 19 Oct 2016- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russian state media outlet Pravda this week attacked United States intentions to prohibit Syria from production of chlorine and other toxic chemicals (to restrict alleged production of chemical weapons). There are multiple, independent
  • 25 Aug 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek police have detained four Kyrgyz citizens in a disputed border zone, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the two nations over the Kasan-Sai Reservoir. Kyrgyzstan’s border service reported on August 24th that the men
  • 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
  • 29 Mar 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have withdrawn troops from a disputed region along their border, ending a standoff that began over a week ago over access to a reservoir that was being used in Uzbekistan, Kyrgyz officials said on March 26th
  • 24 Mar 2016- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Tensions have increased along the border between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan over the past week, with each side restricting border crossings and the Kyrgyz government accusing its neighbor of building up its military presence at
  • 18 Jan 2016- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Mine clearance at the Gorlovka-Mayorsk water pipeline-- part of the Seversky Donets canal in eastern Ukraine-- will be completed by the end of this month, according to a spokesman for the Joint Center for Ceasefire Control and
  • 16 Oct 2015- 08:37 by Local Press Report TASHKENT World Bulletin Uzbek President Islam Karimov said Thursday that full-scale war could begin in Central Asia if Kyrgyzstan does not stop building new water-power plants under Russian patronage. Access Climate Conflict Corporate Risk Ecosystems Energy
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 29 Jun 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Unknown perpetrators planted what was initially believed to be an explosive device directly under the cover of one of the locks at the Khimki Dam in Russia's Moscow Oblast (Region). The object was discovered by maintenance workers
  • 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

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