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Offline Manny

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Russia is giving away free land.
« on: September 15, 2015, 09:58:21 AM »
Authorities in Russia's Far East are handing out hectares of land free of charge in a bid to attract people to the vast region, which offers its sparse population a wealth of resources and a harsh climate.

The offer is available to all Russian citizens, the only requirement is that people put the land to use.

The land can be used “for any purpose,” including farming or building a home, just as long as the land is being used at all, the Far Eastern Development Ministry said on the website it runs for the project, NaDalniyVostok, or “To the Far East.”

Those interested in the offer can hold on to their land plots free of rent, tax or any other payments for five years and will then receive ownership titles to the plots, also free of charge, if they can prove the land has been used during that period, the ministry said.

“Unused land plots will be confiscated,” it added.

Land allocations can reach up to 1 hectare per person — meaning that a family of five can claim up to 5 hectares, the statement said.

No advance travel to the Far East is required: Interested parties can choose a land plots using an online map.

The project could increase the region's population nearly six-fold — to 36 million people, from the current 6.4 million, according to estimates by Russia's Minister for the Development of the Far East, Alexander Galushka.

“We view this project as a possibility for Russian citizens to achieve self-realization in our Far East, and for attracting people to the region,” Galushka said this summer, according to comments posted on his ministry's website.

A survey commissioned by the ministry from the state polling agency VTsIOM indicated that one in five Russians would consider relocating to the Far East and settling there permanently if they receive free land, Galushka said. The number is about 50 percent higher among young Russians, he added.

http://russia-insider.com/en/politics/russia-giving-away-free-farmland-12-acres-family/ri9653

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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2015, 07:49:52 PM »
  That's one way to place more Rooskee's there, makes it slightly more difficult for China to grab it.

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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2015, 10:46:41 AM »
I have just brought while i was over in August 2000 sq Metres .... land is good value at the moment with the exchange rate, couple that with the 2 dacha sites i think i have about done all i want too  :coffeeread:
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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2015, 03:10:11 PM »
  That's one way to place more Rooskee's there, makes it slightly more difficult for China to grab it.

When are you and the human heater moving to Siberia Don?   :chuckle:
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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2015, 03:38:56 PM »
  That's one way to place more Rooskee's there, makes it slightly more difficult for China to grab it.

What evidence do you have that China wants to "grab" any of Russia?

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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2015, 11:50:00 PM »
 Lot's of info out there if you look for it, I'm not your teacher. Navigating around sites in Mandarin helps though.

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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2015, 12:45:07 AM »
Lot's of info out there if you look for it, I'm not your teacher. Navigating around sites in Mandarin helps though.

So we can take that as a firm 'no' then.
I rather doubt you can 'navigate' in your native tongue let alone any other.

At this stage in Chinese development invading Russia would make no sense. In a longer term view, it runs counter to Chinese practice.

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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #7 on: September 18, 2015, 03:24:59 AM »
I have just brought while i was over in August 2000 sq Metres .... land is good value at the moment with the exchange rate, couple that with the 2 dacha sites i think i have about done all i want too  :coffeeread:

 :thumbsup:

I think that I would rather pay for land where you are than live in the east..

We have a new neighbour in Sochi - arrived from V'vostok - his relatives all came - so this offer is clearly necessary to reverse a worrying trend.




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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2015, 09:59:29 AM »
Lot's of info out there if you look for it, I'm not your teacher. Navigating around sites in Mandarin helps though.

So we can take that as a firm 'no' then.
I rather doubt you can 'navigate' in your native tongue let alone any other.

 No what you can do is read what I wrote, digest it and then get back to me if you have any further questions. If you can't comprehend the written words ask someone who can guide through it.

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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2015, 10:01:27 AM »
Don, as I said, a 'NO'. You can no more read mandarin, as you inferred that you can, than I can so don't give us bollocks.

Get back to us all when you stop talking out of your arse.

If you have something to say to support your silly point then share it, until then I/we can continue to understand that you continue to be, as you told us previously, a man who disdains learning.

There is no point in you introducing a new point without having anything to support your claim. Obviously, if true, your claim is not common knowledge; indeed I am sure that the Chinese leadership would be keen to have your insights and contacts at their disposal - you know stuff about their plans that they obviously do not.

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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #10 on: September 20, 2015, 03:47:13 AM »
Don, as I said, a 'NO'. You can no more read mandarin, as you inferred that you can, than I can so don't give us bollocks.

Get back to us all when you stop talking out of your arse.

He did, but for some reason his 'talking out of his arse' post was not permitted - but yours - what a 'surprise' - wasn't  :coffeeread:


Don pointed out he didn't speak Mandarin - but his friend - a Chinese immigrant does...




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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #11 on: April 09, 2016, 08:10:00 PM »
Little update on this subject. Now to include foreigners.
With the possibility of Hillary Clinton in the white house, Russia could be a good place to relocate.

Land of plenty: Duma committee approves bill for free handover of Russian territory to foreigners

https://www.rt.com/politics/338775-duma-committee-approves-bill-introducing/
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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #12 on: April 09, 2016, 08:18:04 PM »


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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #13 on: April 09, 2016, 09:52:15 PM »
There is a caveat here somewhere I am sure.
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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #14 on: April 09, 2016, 09:53:34 PM »


Little update on this subject. Now to include foreigners.

edited to 'perfect' the joke

With the possibility of Donald Trump in the white house, Russia could be a good place to relocate.

Land of plenty: Duma committee approves bill for free handover of Russian territory to foreigners

https://www.rt.com/politics/338775-duma-committee-approves-bill-introducing/

There is a caveat here somewhere I am sure.

Quite..

''Putin also urged all the officials responsible for the plan to be precise and cautious when detailing the conditions for land ownership.''