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  1. Chinese Firm Le Eco Starts Importing Lake Baikal Water into China

    4 Oct 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Chinese technology firm Leshi Internet Information and Technology (LeEco) plans to start importing water from Lake Baikal for sale in China, according to Xu Xinquan, president of LeEco Russia an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/04/2016 - 11:56

  2. Distillery for Former Baikal Pulp Mill

    15 Sep 2016- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Water bottling company Baltbira is looking to start producing whiskey at the now-closed Baikal Pulp and Paper Mill facility on Lake Baikal. IA FlashSiberia quoted a company official as saying t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/15/2016 - 08:26

  3. “Stain” on Lake Baikal Due to Natural Causes: Environment Minister

    3 Aug 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia A foul-smelling stain that appeared on the surface of Russia’s Lake Baikal last week was caused by natural factors, according to Russian Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Sergey Donsk ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/03/2016 - 10:11

  4. Blue-Green Algae Spreads on Lake Baikal

    1 Aug 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Widespread reports of blue-green algae growth on the shores of Lake Baikal in Buryatia have prompted Russia’s Ministry of Natural Resources to order the Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/01/2016 - 10:36

  5. Russian Officials Discuss Mongolian Hydropower Plants During ASEM Meeting

    25 Jul 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN BATOR, Mongolia Russian officials raised the issue of Mongolian hydropower projects on the rivers that feed Lake Baikal on the sidelines of this month’s Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Ulan Bator. Russian D ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/25/2016 - 10:15

  6. Chinese Tech Company in Talks to Export Drinking Water From Lake Baikal

    18 Jul 2016- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Chinese technology firm LeEco is holding talks with the government of Russia’s Irkutsk region on a plan to export drinking water from Lake Baikal to China. LeEco officials and Irkutsk Governor ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 11:03

  7. China Withholds $1 Billion in Funding for Mongolian Hydropower Projects

    13 Jul 2016- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia China is withholding $1 billion USD in funding for a Mongolian hydropower project on a tributary of the Selenge River due to Russian concerns about the project’s potential impact on Lake Baikal. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2016 - 09:58

  8. Putin Expresses Concern About Mongolian Hydropower Projects on Selenge River

    24 Jun 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Russian President Vladimir Putin this week expressed concern about Mongolia’s plans to build a hydropower plant on the Selenge River, which feeds Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2016 - 10:02

  9. Russia’s Buryatia Region Considers Selling Bottled Water to China

    14 Jun 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn, governor of Russia’s Republic of Buryatia, said officials there are considering a plan to sell bottled water from Lake Baikal in the Chinese market. Nagovitsyn told memb ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/14/2016 - 09:59

  10. Chinese Investors Plan Drinking Water Plant on Lake Baikal

    10 Jun 2016- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Chinese investors have confirmed plans to build a 2-million-cubic-meter per year drinking water plant on Russia's Lake Baikal. The project involves construction of a plant to extract and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2016 - 11:47

  11. Water Levels Rising in Lake Baikal

    18 May 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Water levels in Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater body, have started rising after dropping for more than a year-and-a-half and hitting record lows earlier this month, according to Ru ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2016 - 10:10

  12. World Bank Suspends Funding for Mongolian Hydropower Projects on Selenge River; Russia Proposes Alternatives

    16 May 2016- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia The World Bank has suspended plans to finance two major Mongolian hydropower projects on the Selenge River and its tributary, the Orkhon, which feed Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2016 - 11:40

  13. Water Levels in Lake Baikal Still Dropping

    4 Apr 2016- 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Water levels in Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater body, had dropped to 26 centimeters below the “critical” threshold of 456 above sea level as of April 1st, Russia’s Federal Agency for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2016 - 11:04

  14. Russia Allocates $19 Million to Protect Lake Baikal

    22 Mar 2016- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian government has allocated $18.9 million USD worth of subsidies to support measures to protect Lake Baikal. The funds are coming from the 2016 federal budget for the Republic of Buryat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2016 - 10:09

  15. Lake Baikal's Shrinking Affects Wells 300 Kilometers Away

    1 Mar 2016- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN-UDE, Russia Wells located some 300 kilometers away from Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater lake, are drying up as the lake’s water levels continue to drop, according to the local natural resources mini ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/01/2016 - 11:16

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