In this concise writing for the Centre for East European and International Studies (ZOiS), Dr. Beril Ocaklı revisits the saga of the now complete nationalisation of Kyrgyzstan’s largest gold mine ‘Kumtor’. Therein, she spotlights the insidious slow violence that the Kyrgyzstani state perpetuates through gold mining and conceals through the never-ending resource controversies around lost and found Kumtor gold.