Ivangorod gets a temporary reprieve

  • 1998-11-19
  • Rebecca Santana
NARVA/TALLINN – Residents of the Russian town of Ivangorod saw a trickle of water flow from the Estonian side of the border last week, but this week the pipes may run dry again. The Narva-based water company Narva Vesi shut off Ivangorod's water supply Nov. 10. Emergency financial help from the Russian and Estonian governments, however, earned Ivangorod a reprieve – 25 percent of the city's daily water supply was restored Nov. 12. The water returned after Russian Deputy Prime Minister Valentina Matviyenko and Estonian Prime Minister Mart Siimann worked out an agreement by phone. The Russian...
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