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Tue Jun 1, 2021, 03:27 PM

Giant gold mine seized by Kyrgyz government

It's one of the world's largest gold mines.

And now authorities in Kyrgyzstan say it's under their full control.

The Kumtor mine was the largest foreign investment project in the country.

Until last month it was operated by Canada's Centerra Gold.

But Kyrgyz lawmakers passed a law letting the government take control.

That follows alleged environmental and safety problems.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/giant-gold-mine-seized-kyrgyz-142755025.html

Uh huh.

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Tue Jun 1, 2021, 03:32 PM

1. I'd like to buy a vowel. NT

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Tue Jun 1, 2021, 04:58 PM

2. Poisoning the water

 

Officials have accused Centerra, the Canadian firm that previously oversaw extraction of the precious metal, of disregarding environmental concerns and operating without proper permits. There are fears that toxic byproducts from mining could seep into the water supply of millions of Kyrgyz people

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