Category Archives: Water

Head of Crimea refuses to ask Ukrainian President to resume water supply to peninsula

The head of the annexed Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov, said that the Crimean authorities will not ask the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, to resume the supply of water to the peninsula. “Besides Zelensky, no one in Ukraine can make such a decision, everything else is a talk about nothing,” said Aksyonov in an interview for Russian 24 TV channel. He added

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River almost dries out amid water shortage in occupied Crimea (Photo)

The relevant photos were posted by a local blogger. A water-shortage disaster has been unfolding in the Russian-occupied Crimea, which is evidenced by the recent photos of the Salgir River in the city of Simferopol. The photos recently posted on Twitter by blogger RoksolanaToday&Crimea25% (@KrimRT) show the river-bed that has been almost dried out and covered with weeds. In contrast,

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Critical water shortage in Crimea may prompt new Russian attack against Ukraine

Article by: Paul Goble The Crimean Peninsula has long suffered from water shortages, but these are now often exacerbated by the ever-more frequent winters with little-to-no rain or snow. In the last several months, under Russian occupation, those difficulties have become critical: according to Russian officials, the region has seen its reserves of potable water decline by 60 percent and will entirely run

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Foreign Minister: I want speculations to come to an end, water will not be supplied to Crimea

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba stated that the Kyiv administration is not considering to supply water to the Crimea under Russian occupation. Speaking on the Ukrainian television channel, Foreign Minister Kuleba said, “Ukraine does not intend to re-supply Dnipro water to the occupied Crimea. I want all the speculations, doubts and predictions about this to come to an end.” Reporting

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“Facilitating Occupation”: Should Ukraine Be Selling Water to Occupied Crimea?

“If we give water to the Crimea in order to have some great advantage in the negotiations about the Donbas, my personal opinion is that I would consider it a sufficient compromise,” the chairman of the Servant of the People parliamentary faction, David Arakhamia, said on February 11. But after the statement caused a public outcry, he apologized for his

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