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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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