The Russian government will discuss the allocation of Crimea 273 million rubles " water " compensation
The government of the Russian Federation at the meeting on Thursday will discuss the allocation of the farmers of Crimea compensation from the state budget in the amount 273, 31 million rubles in connection with the termination of water supply in the North-Crimean channel, reported in the materials for the meeting.
in early summer this proposal was supported by the Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation. Compensation is calculated to 2014.
After the reunification of the Crimea with Russia water supply in the North-Crimean channel in the Republic was completely stopped. First of Ukraine provided to 85% of the needs of the Crimea in fresh water after coming from the Dnieper river of the North Crimean channel. This water was used for irrigation of farmland.
The problem of water supply of the Crimea was not fully address After transferring water from the Crimean Biuk-Karasu in the North-Crimean channel. In addition, assistance to the Crimea with the supply of fresh drinking water from artesian wells is provided by the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation.
at the end of may, the Minister of agriculture of Crimea Nikolay Polushkin said that because of a stopping delivery of water on the North-Crimean channel reducing crop of vegetables in the Republic could be up to 35%, the same decline is expected for potato. The harvest in 2013 amounted to 472 thousand tons of vegetables and 412 thousand tons of potatoes.