Disasters

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  • 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
  • 31 Mar 2016- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan An expert group established by the Kyrgyz government has concluded that the Kumtor open pit gold mine’s contribution to the shrinking of glaciers in the region is “negligible.” In a report presented recently to the country's
  • Activities of the Kumtor Gold Company, owned by Canadian mining form Centerra Gold, poses a danger to water supply in the basins of the Kumtor and Naryn Rivers in Kyrgyzstan, and could trigger an environmental catastrophe in the region, Kyrgyz authorities have warned.