Conflict

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  • 8 Aug 2016- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Petroleum products have been found in water sources in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, the Luhansk Prosecutor’s Office reported this week. “The Prosecutor’s Office of the Luhansk Region, in cooperation with the regional Office of
  • 26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Shelling near the village of Novgorod in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine has damaged a water pipeline in the area; this in turn raises the risk that wastewater stored behind dams at a nearby chemical plant will overflow,
  • 11 Jul 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ongoing shelling in the Horlivka region of eastern Ukraine has seriously damaged water infrastructure, impacting more than 2 million people in both Ukrainian government-controlled and breakaway areas, the International Committee of the Red
  • 17 Jun 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Security, water supply, and railway issues were the main topics addressed during the latest round of subgroup-level talks in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, involving representatives of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in
  • 16 Jun 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine The Seversky Donets-Donbas canal, a major water supply source in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, is threatened by intensive shelling, regional water utility Voda Donbassa warned. Mortars have hit a number of facilities in the
  • 23 May 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US government on May 20th announced over $28 million USD in additional humanitarian assistance for “hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people affected by Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine and Russia’s occupation
  • 11 May 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Destruction of infrastructure and industrial facilities in eastern Ukraine could have serious environmental consequences for the region, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s Intelligence Directorate warned this week. The directorate’s press
  • 1 Apr 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine The Council of Ministers of the self-proclaimed “Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR)” is considering a plan to meet 99 percent of its water needs using its own water sources. The LPR covers the southern third of Luhansk province, including
  • 3 Mar 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Utility workers at the Donetsk water treatment plant had to be evacuated this week, and the plant shut down, due to nearby fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists, according to the local water company. Despite a
  • 26 Feb 2016- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Major repair work has been completed on the Seversky Donets Canal, which was the main water source for eastern Ukraine’s breakaway Donetsk region until it was seriously damaged by fighting in August 2014, Donetsk Province Governor Pavlo
  • 25 Feb 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Progress has been made toward restoring water supply in the breakaway Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, according to Martin Sajdik, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) representative at the Ukrainian peace
  • 24 Feb 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The Trilateral Contact Group on the Ukrainian conflict and its subgroups are meeting in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, this week to discuss progress on a variety of issues. Ukrainian news agency Interfax quoted Roman Bezsmertny, Ukraine&
  • 19 Feb 2016- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The conflict in eastern Ukraine has affected some 580,000 children in non-Ukrainian government-controlled areas and areas close to the frontline, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). More than 215,000 children
  • 18 Feb 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine People living near the contact line between Ukrainian government-controlled areas and breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine are still without access to water supply, electricity and gas, according to Donetsk Province Governor Pavlo
  • 16 Feb 2016- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) monitors this week continued to facilitate and oversee ceasefire agreements to allow for repair of critical water and power infrastructure in war-torn eastern Ukraine. In its

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