Social Issues

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  • 26 Jan 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimean authorities are considering increasing water and sewer rates on the peninsula’s southern coast. According to local news outlet Novosti Kryma, under the new rate structure, customers will not only pay for what they consume, but
  • 3 Apr 2015- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Kyivvodocanal, the water company operating in the Ukrainian capital, is suing contractor Biltek Ltd. over water pollution in the city's Bortnychi district, Kyivvodocanal CEO Andrey Bilyk announced on March 28th. At least 45 residents
  • 13 Jan 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine At least 45 residents in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, have been hospitalized after drinking contaminated tap water. “In Bortnichi [a neighborhood in the southern part of Kyiv], 45 people, including 15 children, were taken to the hospital
  • 17 Dec 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERLIN, Germany German companies are interested in building desalination plants in Crimea despite European economic sanctions, Andrey Zverev, the trade representative of the Russian embassy in Berlin, said earlier this week. “I can tell you that we have
  • 17 Jan 2014- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Mikhail Kurik, director of public scientific research organization the Ukrainian Institute of Human Ecology, has warned that poor quality tap water poses a major threat to public health in the Ukraine, the scale of which is being
  • 22 Jul 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Residents of low-rise buildings in the Ukrainian capital are connecting their wastewater pipes to the city’s stormwater system because they cannot afford to pay for connections to the centralized wastewater system. As a result, household