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Kyrgyzstan ‘Open To Out-of-court Settlement’ In Gold Mine Row

Kyrgyzstan is open to settling its differences with the Canadian investor that operated its giant Kumtor gold mine before authorities took it over earlier this year, a top official said Wednesday. Kyrgyzstan justified its May seizure of the mine, which accounted for 12.5 percent of GDP in 2020, by citing company Centerra Gold’s alleged violations …

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Russia Detains Coal Tycoon Over Deadly Siberia Mine Blast

Russia on Wednesday detained coal tycoon Mikhail Fedyayev over regulatory failings at a mine where a blast last month left 51 people dead in an incident that drew ire from President Vladimir Putin. The Investigative Committee, which is responsible for probing serious crimes, said it had charged Fedyayev, the owner of the SDS-Ugol company, with …

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More Than 50 Reported Dead In Siberia Coal Mine Accident

More than 50 people were reported to have died Thursday after smoke filled a Siberian coal mine and a rescue effort ended in tragedy. Senior managers at the mine in Russia’s Kemerovo region had been detained for suspected safety violations, after the latest deadly accident to hit the country’s vast mining industry. Russian news agencies …

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