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Russian billionaire docks in Portage Cove


The yacht Luna anchored in Portage Cove Tuesday. Owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, the 377-foot vessel is the world’s largest expedition yacht, according to It was built at a cost of $115 million in 2010 and features a swimming pool and two helicopter pads. Abramovich and guests took a walking tour of Haines, purchasing Debbie Knight Kennedy jewelry and ordering an ermine hat from Alaska Indian Arts. Photo by Dick Flegel.

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