Ukraine spurns Russia’s accusations that it shut off water tap to Crimea

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Apr. 25, 2014 16:27
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Crimea would essentially become an arid desert if mainland Ukraine cuts water supplies to the peninsula from which it gets 80-85 percent of the water it consumes.
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Russia's Agriculture Minister Nikolay Fedorov announced on April 24 that Ukraine had blocked the North Crimean water channel, which is the main water supply source for the peninsula annexed by the Russian Federation. 

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