Roman Abramovich is stepping down as chief of Chukotka

President Medvedev accepted the resignation of the governor of the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug.

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree "On early termination of powers of the governor of the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug».

Presidential Decree accepted the resignation of the governor of the Chukotka Autonomous Area Roman Abramovich on their own according to a statement on the early termination of powers.

Dmitry Medvedev appointed Roman Kopin acting governor of the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug for the period until the entry into office of the person with the authority of the governor of the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug.

Chukotka Roman Abramovich led almost 8 years. Going to the polls in 2000, he pledged to spend on the development of problem regions own money, and considerable. The inhabitants of Chukotka heed these promises: Abramovich voted for more than 90% of the population. And one of the founders of the company "Sibneft" kept his word - to Chukotka investment surged.

Do not forget to Roman Abramovich and myself: in July 2003, it was bought by an English football club "Chelsea", and in September the same year, Abramovich headed the list of the richest people in the world who are under 40 years old. Since then, he does not leave the top of the list of the magazine "Forbes". His current fortune is estimated at 23, 5 billion. In addition, Abramovich is known as the owner of the world's most luxurious yachts fleet business class.

In 2007, he survived a loud divorce with his second wife Irina Malandin that Abramovich has given birth to five children. One of the main achievements of his past - the invitation of Guus Hiddink as coach on the football team of Russia. It Abramovich actually paid his contract through a specially created fund.

Now the Russian billionaire almost bezvylazno lives in London, where, and runs his business empire. With a request to dismiss him from the post of the governor, he has appealed to the authorities. In December 2006, President Vladimir Putin in this he was denied in July 2008, President Dmitry Medvedev went to meet. On the reason for his departure Abramovich says simply: "I'm tired."


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