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MOSCOW, August 6 (Itar-Tass) —— The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations rejected the reports that the dam on the Tsimlyanskoye water reservoir was broken in the Rostov Region.
Numerous calls came from alarmed people over some rumours on an alleged breaking of the dam on the Tsimlyanskoye water reservoir, chief press officer of the Southern emergency situation regional centre Oleg Grekov told Itar-Tass.
“The Tsimlyansky hydropower station operates as scheduled. No violations in its operation were found,” Grekov noted.
He called the reports about the alleged breakdown on the hydropower station as rumours.