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Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, suffers record winter smog

Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, has topped air pollution rankings on several days in December, overtaking Chinese cities often leading the list. The city only has around 1 million inhabitants, but for several winters now, it has been trapped under a dome of hazardous smog.

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