Chukotka Reindeer to Kamchatka

October 27, 2008 • Philip BurgessReindeer

Vostok Media reported that reindeer from Chukotka were to be brought to Kamchatka to revive reindeer husbandry there which has been in difficulty since the 1990’s..

PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKIY. 22 October. VOSTOK-MEDIA. Parliament of Kamchatskiy krai is going to increase population of reindeer which is now in bad condition.
As Minister of Agriculture and Trade of Kamchatskiy Krai Andrey Sizintsev says Kamchatka will receive 1 500 north reindeer from Chukotka in a month. Animals are bought for increasing population in Kamchatka. In the beginning of November reindeer will be directed to the borders of two regions where reindeer herdsmen from Kamchatka will take them to their herds.
Money issue is not being announced for now as it is not a completed matter.
Parliament of Kamchatka is going to prolong cooperation with Chukotka.