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'Deaths' in Guinea mine protest

Author: BBC News, Published on: 10 October 2008

Two people have been shot dead by security forces during a protest against a Russian company mining bauxite in Guinea, witnesses have said... The mining company, Rusal, denies accusations that it failed to honour an agreement to provide public services. One resident said the company had signed an agreement in 1984 between the local community and the company for the provision of electricity, water and protection from environmental hazards. But Rusal said it has been providing $200,000 (£116,000) each month for the community.

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Related companies: RUSAL