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  • 22 May 2018- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY The government of Kyrgizstan has demanded a new United Nations resolution on problems associated from uranium mining tailings. Deputy Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Kubatbek Boronov has drawn attention to uranium tailing dumps, close
  • 1 Jun 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Centerra Gold this week notified the Kyrgyz government of its intention to seek arbitration to resolve disputes related to number of issues at the Kumtor gold mine in Kyrgyzstan’s Issyk-Kul Region. Centerra has proposed the name of an
  • 4 May 2016- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Two executives of the Kumtor Gold Company left Kyrgyzstan last week, a day after a raid was carried out on the company's offices in Bishkek as part of a criminal investigation, the Kyrgyz Prosecutor General's Office reported
  • 14 Jan 2016- 08:54 by Local Press Report BISHKEK 24.kg News Agency On Tuesday, a gasoline tanker turned over in Chui region of Kyrgyzstan, several tons of gasoline spilled into a river, resulting in suspension of drinking water supply to the nearby villages. Pollution Social Issues Water Quality
  • 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
  • 26 Jun 2015- 09:29 by Local Press Report BISHKEK 24.kg News Agency According to First Vice Prime Minister Taiyrbek Sarpashev, if the government does not support amendments to the Water Code, production at Kumtor gold mine will stop on July 6th. Ecosystems Environment Pollution Reputational Risk
  • 3 Mar 2015- 09:58 by Local Press Report BISHKEK 24.kg News Agency The heavily politicized issue of Kumtor, the largest gold mine of Kyrgyzstan, is now back to the attention and blackmail of the Kyrgyz parliament. The Kyrgyz Government has been spending the full 2014 negotiating with Centerra of
  • 28 Oct 2014- 10:24 by Local Press Report BISHKEK Asia Times Online Kumtor mine is the largest open pit gold deposit in Central Asia, whose majority shareholder since 2004 has been Centerra Gold, a Canadian mining company. The mine sits at an altitude of 4,000 meters above sea level, in the Tien
  • 21 Jan 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan has been gripped by a political crisis following a dispute about future development of the country’s second largest goldmine, which is poisoning local water sources with cyanide. Extreme elements in the area have even