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April 30, 2012 | by  | in News |
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Eternity not so long after all.

The Kyrgyzstan national spirit has been extinguished, following an almighty fiscal fuck up in the impoverished central asian state.

As a symbol of the country’s sacrifice in war, the ‘eternal flame’ located in the capital, Bishkek, had been burning for a number of years–and was meant to burn for all eternity. However, while the pride of the Kyrgyzstani people may be everlasting, it’s finances are not. Due to an outstanding bill unpaid for three years, the gas supply was switched off. Bishkek Supply Services are unrepentant.

One thing remains certain: the olympic flame is staying clear of Central Asia this year.

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Ollie served dutifully alongside Asher Emanuel as Co-editor of Salient throughout the tumult of 2012. He has contributed to Salient since 2011 and intends to do so for the rest of his waking life.

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