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  • 23 Dec 2015- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Kyrgyz Parliament’s Committee on Agricultural Policy, Water Resources, Environment and Regional Development took up the issue of amendments to the country’s Water Code during its meeting this week. First Vice Prime Minister Aaly
  • 17 Dec 2015- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan If Kyrgyzstan’s parliament fails to pass long-discussed amendments to the country’s Water Code, it will mean a shutdown of operations at the Kumtor gold mine, the country’s largest, Kyrgyz Deputy Economy Minister Daniyar Imanaliev
  • 16 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz legislators should make a decision on the fate of the Kumtor gold mine “in the near future,” said Eldar Tadzhibaev, chairman of the Mining Trade Union’s Central Committee. Tadzhibaev told parliamentary deputies this week that
  • 11 Dec 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Kyrgyz government this week submitted a 17-page report to the country’s parliament on the Kumtor gold mine. The move comes after Parliament Speaker Asylbek Zheenbekov last week urged the Chamber of Deputies to make a final
  • 4 Dec 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan’s Chamber of Deputies is expected to make a final decision on amendments to the country’s Water Code this month, according to Parliament Speaker Asylbek Zheenbekov. Currently, the Water Code prohibits any activities that
  • 12 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria A Bulgarian judge last week denied a request from the government of Kyrgyzstan to extradite former Centerra Gold CEO Len Homeniuk to face corruption charges in connection with the Kumtor mining project. Homeniuk, a Canadian citizen, has
  • 16 Sep 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria The extradition hearing for Leonard Homeniuk, former CEO of Canadian mining company Centerra Gold, has been postponed for a second time until October 7th. The hearing will determine whether Homeniuk will be sent to Kyrgyzstan to face
  • 4 Sep 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria A Bulgarian judge this week ruled that Leonard Homeniuk, former CEO of Canadian miner Centerra Gold, must remain under house arrest in Sofia pending the outcome of his extradition hearing on September 16th. The hearing will determine
  • 28 Aug 2015- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, Canada Len Homeniuk, former CEO of Toronto-based miner Centerra Gold, has been detained in Bulgaria and is awiating possible extradition to Kyrgyzstan on charges of corruption in a mining project in the Central Asian country, Canadian media
  • 20 Aug 2015- 11:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DURHAM, United Kingdom Mining in Kyrgyzstan has contributed to glacier advance, according to a recent study by researchers at Durham University in the United Kingdom. The study, “ Rapid advance of two mountain glaciers in response to mine-related debris
  • 1 Jul 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz lawmakers have given the government until October 1st to resolve issues with Toronto-based Centerra Gold over the company’s Kumtor gold mine in Issyk-Kul Province. The parliamentary resolution, approved on June 30th, comes
  • 25 Jun 2015- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan No progress has been made in negotiations between the government of Kyrgyzstan and Toronto-based miner Centerra Gold Inc. over the Kumtor gold mine in Issyk-Kul Province, Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Dil said this week. "There