` Ukraine Closes Sluices of the North Crimean Canal Halting Supply of Water ‘

#AceWorldNews – KIEV – April 26 – (Itar-Tass) – Ukraine had closed sluices of the North Crimean Canal, halting water supply from the Dnieper River to the peninsula, Ukraine’s UNIAN news agency reported on Saturday.

Crimea received 85% of fresh water through the canal, which was built in 1961-1971. It stretches from the Khakhovka Reservoir to Kerch.

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