Place beets in large pot. Add enough water float all the beets. Bring to a boil, then simmer until beets are tender (about 45 minutes).
Drain beets, let cool a little, then slip off the skins. Cut into 1/4" cubes. Place beets in large bowl.
Juice the orange. Add the orange juice, olives, vinegar, olive oil, ginger, and chives to the bowl. Salt to taste. Mix thoroughly. Let sit 5 minutes in refrigerator. Serve.
Makes 6 servings.