Tuesday, 13 April 2010

Mining hordes invade Mongolia, the 'Kuwait of Central Asia'

If there was a competition to find the ugliest city on Earth, then the Mongolian capital of Ulan Bator would be the leading contender for the title. The combination of grim, Soviet-style concrete high-rises, rambling slum-shanties and towering coal-fired power plants belching out smoke over the city reeks of the depression and decay that was a legacy of decades of communist rule.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/industry/7578932/Mining-hordes-invade-Mongolia-the-Kuwait-of-Central-Asia.html

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