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Centerra and Kumtor's putrid legacy

Rumours are swirling that suggest AIM-listed Chaarat Gold is putting a slide rule over Canada’s Centerra Gold after a 30% slide in the latter’s shares following yet another row with the government over the company’s hugely profitable Kumtor mine in Kyrgyzstan.

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But would Chaarat, which bid unsuccessfully for Centerra in 2018, and owns two properties in Kyrgyzstan, really want to get involved at this juncture?

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