Unpaid gas bill sees end to 'Eternal Flame'25/04/2012 - 19:27:33
Kyrgyzstan's “Eternal Flame” war memorial has been snuffed out because its gas bill was not paid for three years.
A power company in the economically struggling former Soviet nation’s capital Bishkek says it is owed around €8,500.
The episode reflects the dismal financial state of the nation, which has been racked for years by political unrest and a sluggish economy.
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