Welcome to the X International Conference “Rivers of Siberia and the Far East”

The X International Conference “Rivers of Siberia and the Far East” Novosibirsk, Russia 12-13 October 2018 Announcement № 1 Dear Friends! The 10th International Conference “Rivers of Siberia and the Far East” will take place 12-13 October 2018 in Novosibirsk, Russia. The conference will be dedicated to issues of sustainable …

New Baikal Water-Pipe Craze Sheds Light on the Origins of the Orkhon-Gobi Water Transfer Project

  It became a tradition every spring to propose a new mega-pipeline to quench thirst in arid corners of Asia. Last year it was done by the Russian Minister of Agriculture Mr.Tkachev , in 2013 by the President of Mongolia Elbegdorj… The Global Times published a series of articles on …

Construction of the Rogun Dam, the tallest and the most controversial, started in Tajikistan

Tajikistan on October 29th started construction of the controversial $3.9 billion USD Rogun hydropower dam on the Vakhsh River. The dam – designed with a height of 335m – is part of the 3600MW Rogun hydroelectric project (started in 1976), which may become the largest hydroelectric project in the region …