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Hydropolitics in the Russian ? Ukrainian Conflict

Via the Wilson Center’s New Security Beat, a report on the hydropolitics in the Russian-Ukrainian conflict: It?s telling that one of the first actions that Russian forces took in their invasion of Ukraine was to?blow?up a dam on the North Crimean Canal (NCC), allowing water to flow back into Crimea. The current war being waged […]

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Russia Captures Key Water Supply Route To Crimea

Via Terra Daily, a report on Russian capture of a key water supply route: Russian forces invading Ukraine said they had taken control of a vital canal to supply water to Moscow-annexed Crimea, which has been suffering from shortages for the past eight years. Crimea received most of its water from Ukraine’s Dnieper River via […]

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Critical Water Shortage in Crimea May Prompt New Russian Move Against Ukraine

Via Jamestown Monitor, a slightly dated but currently relevant, look at how a critical water shortage in Crimea may partially be behind Russia’s moves against Ukraine: 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 […]

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