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on January 21, 2015 in World News

Homestead Act for Russian Far East

Homestead Act for Russian Far East – Putin supports free land handout The Russian president has approved the idea to offer large land plots for free to anyone who resettles to the Russian Far East to start a farm or other business. The initiative was first voiced by the deputy PM and presidential envoy to the Far East Federal District, Yuri Trutnev, who said that such a step would “strengthen the tendency of people’s migration to the Far East,” Interfax reported. Trutnev told reporters that Putin called the idea right in principle and noted that similar programs had been successfully… View Article

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