Chukotka at the End of the World - the Land of Roman Abramovich
Chukotka á hjara veraldar Land Romans Abramovich
The Siberian region of Chukotka made headlines when one of the wealthiest Russians, Roman Abramovich, was elected governor in 2000. Why did someone like Abramovich want to be governor at the world's end and put effort and money into renovating and invigorating the small Chukotkan community? What do Chukotkans feel for Abramovich? What was going on during the Soviet era? What changed when Abramovich took over?