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  • 22 Nov 2016- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Russia’s federal security service, FSB, said it had detained two more pro-Ukrainian saboteurs in the Crimean city of Simferopol last week. The FSB said it had detained Alex Stogniy, a colonel with Ukraine’s intelligence service, and
  • 5 Mar 2015- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Russia is threatening to dam and reverse the flow of the Dnieper River if Ukraine does not resume water supply to Crimea, Ukrainian media reported this week, quoting Vladimir Zhirinovsky, head of Russia’s Liberal Democratic Party. “You
  • 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
  • 24 Oct 2014- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea There is only one month’s worth of water stored in the Chernorechenskoye reservoir, the source of 70 percent of water supply in the Crimean city of Sevastopol, the head of the city water utility said on October 22nd. The
  • 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
  • 6 Jun 2014- 10:19 by Local Press Report SIMFEROPOL Business Insider Scrambling to compensate for a lack of water from mainland Ukraine, farmhands are laying row after row of pipe to drip water across dusty fields in Crimea's arid north. The water shortage highlights the huge logistical hurdles
  • 2 Jun 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian government last week approved a draft decree that would allocate $74.2 million USD for water supply in Crimea this year, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment announced on May 30th.  The funds will be provided to
  • 11 Mar 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine Access on the Crimean peninsula to freshwater from mainland Ukraine has become one of many areas of dispute since Russia launched an invasion of the Black Sea province last week. With thousands of troops moving in and seizing key
  • 22 Oct 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Protests continued in Romania’s Vaslui County this week, after US-based oil giant Chevron announced it would delay controversial oil exploration activities in the region. Thousands of resident of Pungesti took to the streets last week
  • 19 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TIRASPOL, Moldova Yevgeny Shevchuk, leader of the breakaway Moldovan territory of Transnistria, signed a decree last week calling for evaluation of the drinking water quality in the territory. Transnistria is located on a strip of land between the
  • The head of AbkhazVodokanal-Service, the utility in the disputed Black Sea territory of Abkhazia, is accusing Abkhazian government authorities of deliberately disrupting a project to provide water supply to the town of Gagra. For their part, government officials claim utility chief Andreij Zabolotskij should be jailed for embezzlement of state money and tax evasion.
  • 11 May 2011- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Ukraine, SIMFEROPOL Regional authorities in the Crimea region in Ukraine have asked the central government to allocate $117 million USD for a five-year project to renovate and rebuild sewage treatment plants across the region. The Crimea has since