Water supply to the Crimea through the North-Crimean channel in practice stopped temporary dam, said the Observers from the Organization for security and co-operation in the European Union (OSCE) on the results of their inspections, Kherson region, reported in the daily report of the mission.
" Observers concluded that the temporary dam, located a few kilometres before the administrative border, in practice completely cut off the supply of water in the hand of the Crimea ", - stated in the document, ITAR-TASS reported. At the same time " monitors " they say that the authorities of the Kherson region assure them back." A local official said that the dam raised the water level in the channel ensuring the necessary level to irrigate crops in the southern part of Kherson region, but this did not affect the water supply of the Crimea ", - is spoken in the report of the OSCE mission. Remember, on may 29 the Prime Minister of Russia D. Medvedev A. promised to allocate for the supply of Crimea 2, 5 billion roubles. He noticed that the lack of water in the Crimea now compensated by local sources. Before joining of Crimea to Russia, Ukraine provided 85% of water coming from the Crimea through the Dnieper North-Crimean canal. After the accession of the Republic to Russia in the Crimea was completely stopped the Supply of water. Due to the lack of water, the Republic may lose Up to 120 thousand Hectares of crops