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Kyrgyzstan: Larger Issues Behind the Kumtor Protests

MIN READOct 15, 2013 | 10:00 GMT

Kyrgyzstan: Larger Issues Behind the Kumtor Protests
A security guard walking inside a gold processing plant at the Kumtor gold mine in Kyrgyzstan's Issyk-Kul province.

(VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Images)

Unrest over a gold mine is rooted in the country's weak economy and its political and social divisions....

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