Only a dam: the State Duma voiced the only way to force Kiev to return water to Crimea

The head of the LDPR faction in the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, said the only, in his opinion, way to force Kiev to return water to Crimea, ending the blockade that has been going on since April 2014. He wrote about this in his Telegram channel.

Zhirinovsky is sure that only the construction of a dam at the source of the Dnieper in Russia is capable of influencing the Ukrainian authorities, which blocked the North Crimean Canal, which has supplied water to the peninsula for decades.

Ukraine can be quickly forced to supply water to Crimea. It is enough just to start building a dam at the source of the Dnieper in the Smolensk region. As a result, nothing will need to be blocked, I assure you, the very fact of the threat will be enough to bring Kiev to reason

- Zhirinovsky noted promisingly on April 16, 2021 in a messaging app.

Note that the mentioned idea does not belong to the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party. This is a product of the collective creativity of the Russian political and expert community, born in the second half of 2020 against the background of a problematic situation with water in Crimea. But anyone who at least once in his life has seen a map of the catchment area of ​​the entire Dnieper basin is unlikely to suggest such a thing.

The Dnieper River flows through the territory of the Russian Federation, Belarus and Ukraine. Therefore, Moscow in any case would have to take into account the interests of Minsk. The length of the river is 2201 km, before the straightening of the channel and the appearance of reservoirs, its length was 2289 km. The total area of ​​the water area is 504 thousand square meters. km. The depth varies from 4 to 18 m, the maximum width is 12 km, and the minimum is 30 m in the source area. The source of the river is located in the south of the Valdai Upland, at an altitude of 200 m above sea level, in the very swampy environs of the village of Bocharovo in the Smolensk region, 300 km from the capital of the region. It is in this area, for tens of kilometers, the width of the river does not exceed 30 meters. In the area of ​​the city of Orsha in the Vitebsk region of the Republic of Belarus, the river already has a width of 120 m.

The Dnieper replenishes its reserves due to precipitation, and in different areas a certain type prevails (snow or rain), but underground sources also make a certain contribution. The riverbed of the Dnieper is also formed by tributaries that are located along its entire length. But most of them are concentrated in the upper reaches, from the source in the Smolensk region to the Kiev reservoir. In total, the Dnieper is fed by 15 thousand rivers and streams. The total length of the tributaries exceeds 67 thousand km.
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  1. You can fence off from Belarus and take 1000 rubles per cubic meter from them
  2. Piramidon Offline Piramidon
    Piramidon (Stepan) April 17 2021 22: 56
    Dypoct utterly. Doesn't he know that the Dnieper is not limited only by its source and how many rivers flow into it. Is he going to block them all? fool
    1. orange Offline orange
      orange (ororpore) April 18 2021 17: 09
      Alas, dementia spares no one.
    2. Ivan Kamranov Offline Ivan Kamranov
      Ivan Kamranov (Ivan Kamranov) 31 May 2021 18: 06
      That is everything in Russia. Help Belarus build a storage dam on the border with Bandera ..
      1. Piramidon Offline Piramidon
        Piramidon (Stepan) 31 May 2021 20: 00
        Quote: Ivan Kamranov
        That is everything in Russia. Help Belarus build a storage dam on the border with Bandera ..

        And where will the Belarusians put the accumulated water? To create the Belarusian sea throughout its territory? Will they live in the Belarusian mountains?
  3. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) April 17 2021 23: 15
    This stupidity has long been spoken about.
    A sure sign - Zhirik said, promoted - it means zilch.
    1. tagil Offline tagil
      tagil (Sergei) April 19 2021 11: 44
      The main thing in Ukraine is that uneducated idiots in power are every first, so these descendants of the first monkeys will swallow this stupidity up to the tonsils.
    2. sergaivenski Offline sergaivenski
      sergaivenski (Sergei) 5 May 2021 03: 28
      This circumstance does not prevent him from hanging out in a talking shop, receiving a pension. This fall, our country is expecting another performance with "elections", "people's representatives" are already in full swing promoting themselves, declaring themselves. Only the people are not hot or cold because of this.
  4. bzbo Offline bzbo
    bzbo (Black doctor) April 17 2021 23: 39
    They will build a dam. Collect water. Then they'll drop it abruptly. And will wash away all the dams ....?
    1. GRF Offline GRF
      GRF April 18 2021 03: 53
      Then it's better to drain the food red paint there, and say, don't let the water in, then next time we'll merge some chemicals, by accident ...
      The source of the river is precisely this that is dangerous, that rice fields may perish not only in Crimea.
      1. Cherry Offline Cherry
        Cherry (Kuzmina Tatyana) April 18 2021 15: 19
        There are no rice fields in Crimea anymore.
      2. Kedrovich Offline Kedrovich
        Kedrovich (Alexa980) April 18 2021 18: 12
        Ukraine has enough of its own shit. Chem. factories, Chernobyl, etc. Therefore, it is better to forget about this dirty water.
  5. rotkiv04 Offline rotkiv04
    rotkiv04 (Victor) April 18 2021 07: 27
    And you can also make Kukuev a Russian city a hero Kiev again.
    1. Just a cat Offline Just a cat
      Just a cat (Bayun) April 18 2021 07: 51
      how many times since the time of Rurik? not tired of jumping on a rake? rather it will be turned into a village again. and pigs will graze on the Maidan.
    2. goncharov.62 Offline goncharov.62
      goncharov.62 (Andrei) April 18 2021 15: 57
      Can. But not now and not a hero. "Don't rush!" (C) ...
    3. Alexey Rybalko Offline Alexey Rybalko
      Alexey Rybalko (Alexey Rybalko) April 19 2021 07: 09
      You are the Terrible finance, you are our terrible!
      1. Mish Offline Mish
        Mish (Misha) April 19 2021 09: 33
        Grozny is our territory, no matter what funding it is. But with all the Syria and Venezuela, it's time to tie
      2. tagil Offline tagil
        tagil (Sergei) April 19 2021 11: 39
        You probably are not aware that there is oil in Chechnya, and it is sold for export (unexpectedly true). So Chechnya can finance itself, and Ukraine will also be left on the floor, only Ukraine will see the ears of a donkey earlier.
  6. bear040 Offline bear040
    bear040 April 18 2021 09: 12
    Since Minsk does not take into account the interests of Moscow, pursuing its rotten multi-vector policy, and in fact is trying to sit with one ass on two chairs, the Russian Federation does not owe anything to the Evil One either. where they are needed by the RF itself.
  7. Valery Vinokurov (valery vinokurov) April 18 2021 09: 22
    It's easier to simply attach the outskirts without golition, like Crimea
    Putin is now doing this on the sly ..
    Why on the sly?
    Yes, without any special sacrifices, he wants, I say, like Crimea
    Waiting for the apple to ripen and fall to the feet of its own accord))
    1. Just a cat Offline Just a cat
      Just a cat (Bayun) April 18 2021 09: 57
      to hang 11 million Ukrainian pensioners and destroyed industry on Russia's neck is it that easy? The Americans can't wait to find a madman who will put such a pig on Russia.
      1. Cherry Offline Cherry
        Cherry (Kuzmina Tatyana) April 18 2021 15: 18
        Americans are purple up to the population of Ukraine. They need a border with Russia to
        spread your fingers.
    2. syndicalist Offline syndicalist
      syndicalist (Dimon) April 18 2021 20: 50
      This is the tactic of China, which is the main beneficiary of the Russian-Ukrainian war. As a result, it is he who will calmly occupy the territory of both countries.
  8. Danila46 Offline Danila46
    Danila46 (Daniel) April 18 2021 11: 56
    sovdepovskaya simplicity of some adherents, here just rolls over. Zhirik is certainly out of competition ...
    1. syndicalist Offline syndicalist
      syndicalist (Dimon) April 18 2021 20: 55
      Zhirik is the smartest in the current Duma crowd. His task is to bring the current, already absurd, situation to a complete absurdity.
    2. Valery Stulov Offline Valery Stulov
      Valery Stulov (Valery Stulov) April 25 2021 19: 15
      Sovdepovskaya is a quality mark. You can not understand. I just learned to crack my tongue
      1. Danila46 Offline Danila46
        Danila46 (Daniel) April 27 2021 17: 32
        How to understand? Of course not to understand! When you announced the quality mark, a fret immediately stood in front of your eyes. The tower is of Sovdep quality.
  9. Cherry Offline Cherry
    Cherry (Kuzmina Tatyana) April 18 2021 15: 17
    We need to dig a tunnel to the Dnieper, only in silence, without dancing with tambourines. lol
  10. zz810 Offline zz810
    zz810 (zz810) April 18 2021 17: 08
    a better proposal sounded, to block one of the tributaries on the territory of Russia, for example, the Desna, then there is no need to coordinate with the Belarusians
  11. Kofesan Offline Kofesan
    Kofesan (Valery) April 18 2021 20: 20
    Zhirik knows what he is talking about. The elections are not far off. Three percent may like it. And who knows, maybe more. Again, some of the tracks were being repaired. Asphalt is laid. But this is an ED-Russian resource ... And Zhirik, in one voice and without any tricks, catches up as best he can laughing
  12. Valery Kuznetsov (Valery Kuznetsov) April 19 2021 22: 52
    One word, Balabon. Sincerely.
  13. Evgeny Samokhvalov (Evgeny Samokhvalov) April 20 2021 22: 45
    And why don't they want to build a water pipeline along the bottom of the Sea of ​​Azov from the Don River to the Crimea - like the experience is the Nord Stream! about 600 km is obtained ?!
    1. Eugene Ivanov Offline Eugene Ivanov
      Eugene Ivanov (Evgeny Ivanov) 14 May 2021 15: 20
      Beautiful marquise, you have forgotten - Don is not full of water! There is still no normal navigation on it, and in winter we went from coast to coast within Rostov on dry land! The Kuban also does not have a particularly surplus spillway. And the pipe along the bottom of the sea for water ... Are you serious? And what is the volume and cost of water transmission? Through pipes with a diameter of 1,69 m? Gas tends to shrink-expand. Water-no. Now four such pipes go through the whole Crimea, pumping water from wells. But this is three percent of It is enough to drink dry land, but to water 27 thousand square kilometers? Water desalinated water? Does the Crimea have a budget of the emirates for such whims?
  14. Vladimir Vanyushkin (Vladimir Vanyushkin) April 27 2021 08: 32
    It's cheaper to destroy than to build. Is it really a pity for one missile on the Ukrainian dam?
    1. Eugene Ivanov Offline Eugene Ivanov
      Eugene Ivanov (Evgeny Ivanov) 14 May 2021 15: 08
      The question is, where and for what purpose? If the “caliber” is clearly not enough to wash away the entire zhovto-cloudy bantustan below the Dnieper Hydroelectric Power Station. And on the dam at the beginning of the canal, well, just freshen the water in the swamps of the Mykolaiv region. The wave will not even reach the Crimea. a bunch of water lifts, pumps in addition to the dam. If it flowed there by itself, no one would block it. In the best case, they would have dirtied, it is hohlyad. And then the pumps were simply turned off when Crimea stopped paying for this water purely from And then they didn’t turn it on again. And when they realized that it was a good deal of salt poured on Aksyonov’s tail, now they wouldn’t turn it on for anything.
  15. Sergey Savchenko_2 (Sergey Savchenko) 4 May 2021 21: 52
    There is a channel under Mogilev no wider than 20 meters!
  16. Yuri Kharitonov Offline Yuri Kharitonov
    Yuri Kharitonov (Yuri Kharitonov) 11 May 2021 17: 03
    The audience doesn't understand political jokes.
  17. Eugene Ivanov Offline Eugene Ivanov
    Eugene Ivanov (Evgeny Ivanov) 14 May 2021 14: 56
    The phrase "The bird-talker is distinguished by intelligence and ingenuity" is clearly not about the hero of the day.
  18. Yuri Duk Offline Yuri Duk
    Yuri Duk (yuri duk) 23 May 2021 11: 22
    Stop selling energy resources to Ukraine and they will immediately become responsive. Unfortunately, the greed and meanness of a number of traitors to the Motherland standing at the top of power has no boundaries ...
  19. Victor Ka Offline Victor Ka
    Victor Ka (Victor Ka) 28 May 2021 10: 38
    In order to return water to the canals of the Crimea, there is no need to block anything, but now, by a decree of the President of the Russian Federation, the Duma of the Russian Federation and the Light of the Federation, it is necessary to create a document on changing the decision of 1920 "On the transfer of the lands of the South-West for their temporary use from RSFSR - Ukrainian SSR. Since Ukraine began to be part of the USSR and was a union State "and decide on the immediate suspension of the use of these lands by Ukraine and the annexation of these lands to the Russian Federation, in view of the fact that the Ukrainian SSR no longer exists, but exists as the UR - an independent Sovereign The state and therefore must return the lands of the Russian Federation, which were temporarily received from the RSFSR, since the Russian Federation is the successor from the USSR and the RSFSR.That is when it is not necessary to build platinum and block the Dnieper, and it will still be possible to claim bribes from Ukraine for using the lands of the Southwest and the damage caused over the years.