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"Eternal flame" extinguished due to failure to pay gas bill

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How long is eternity? Residents of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan have discovered that it is not as long as they thought. In 1984 the city built a memorial as a tribute to Soviet soldiers who died during World War II. Part of the memorial was an eternal flame. When the city failed to pay its gas bill the local…
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