"In Russia, we began to distribute land for free in the Far East"
June 1, 2016
In Russia, on Wednesday, June 1, came into force a law on "Far hectare", according to which each citizen will be able to get free in the Far East, 1 hectare of land, now owned by the state or municipal ownership.
Select area can independently on the website "Nadalniyvostok. RF ". Among the regions, the number of available Yakutia, Kamchatka, Primorye and Khabarovsk, Magadan and Sakhalin Region, Jewish Autonomous Region and Chukotka.
The site [land] will be available for free use for five years, then it will be possible to arrange to rent [I think it's always free] or to get the property. Moreover, if the land is not used, it may withdraw [and be given to somebody else].
According to the document the purchase and sale and leasing of "Far Eastern hectare" are not allowed, if one of the contracting parties is a foreigner, a stateless person or a legal entity, whose authorized capital share or have their share of foreign companies. [sic]
As noted by the Governor of the Primorsky Territory Vladimir Miklushevsky - From June 1, the ground [free land] will be able to receive only the residents of these regions; From October 1, all residents of the Far East; From February 1, 2017 the program will be available to all citizens of the Russian Federation [including "naturalised" Russians who have migrated to Russia from other countries].