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As summer season wanes, water disaster looms for east Ukrainian metropolis

Lyubov Mahlii wipes away sweat after dragging a crate of water bottles up the stairs to her fifth floor apartment in Sloviansk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022. The 76-year-old widow gathers 20 liters (5.3 gallons) of water tw

SLOVIANSK, Ukraine — The echo of artillery shells thundering within the distance mingles with the din of individuals gathered round Sloviansk’s public water pumps, piercing the uneasy quiet that smothers the practically abandoned streets of this jap Ukrainian metropolis. The members of Sloviansk’s dwindling inhabitants solely emerge — a couple of minutes at a time…

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Chilly showers, no lights: Europe saves as Russian gasoline wanes

Hadj Benhalima from the the collective "On the Spot" jumps to turn off lights during a night of action where they will extinguish the lights on dozens of storefronts in Paris, Friday, July 29, 2022. The collective had been acting against wasteful bus

PARIS — Fanning out like city guerrillas by means of Paris’ darkened streets effectively after midnight, the anti-waste activists shinny up partitions and drain pipes, reaching for switches to show off the lights. Click on. Click on. Click on. One after the other, the outside lights that shops had left on are extinguished. It is…

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