Oil Boom on Russian Island Leaves Locals Behind Massive oil investments in Russia's far eastern Sakhalin Island have attracted entrepreneurial veterans of Alaska's oil boom. But there's a sense of resentment among local people who feel they've been left behind.
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Oil Boom on Russian Island Leaves Locals Behind

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Oil Boom on Russian Island Leaves Locals Behind

Oil Boom on Russian Island Leaves Locals Behind

Oil Boom on Russian Island Leaves Locals Behind

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Massive oil investments in Russia's far eastern Sakhalin Island have attracted entrepreneurial veterans of Alaska's oil boom. But there's a sense of resentment among local people who feel they've been left behind.

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