Off the Wire

  • 1999-01-07
NEW YEAR, SAME STORY IN IVANGOROD: Narva Vesi, the municipal water company of the border town of Narva, has cut off water supplies to the Russian town of Ivangorod and halted sewage treatment, according to Russian news agencies. Ivangorod owes Narva more than 18 million kroons ($1.36 million) for water service. Last year, the Estonian company shut off the taps in order to get the Russian town to pay its debt. Interfax reported that Ivangorod Mayor Anatolii Potapov has threatened to start dumping untreated sewage into the Narva River if the firm continues to refuse to treat the town's sewage...
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