Putin Becomes First President To Give Free Land To All Citizens

Putin becomes first President to offer free land to all citizens

Russian President Vladimir Putin has become the first world leader to offer every single citizen a free hectare of land in any part of Russia.

Putin has agreed to expand a program that offers citizens land in Russia’s Far East to all of the country’s regions.

The President discussed his plans during a Q&A session on Thursday, saying that he believes there is so much land in Russia that everybody should be entitled to a piece of it.

“There is enough land in Russia. Forty-three million hectares of farmland alone are not used for their intended purpose. These are huge, just huge land reserves,” Putin said.

Rt.com reports: Under the Russian version of the Homestead Act, every citizen can get a free hectare of land in the Far East, if they are willing to put it to good use. Within the first year, the recipients must declare how they want to use the land, and, in three years, must report on how it is being developed. After five years, the land can be sold or leased.

Some 93,000 applications have been received since the program was launched in June of last year and nearly 20,000 of those have been approved.

The regions with free land on offer include Yakutia, Kamchatka, Chukotka, Primorye, Khabarovsk, Amur, Magadan, and Sakhalin, as well as the Jewish Autonomous Region. The land can be used for any lawful purpose, but the new owners cannot rent, sell, or give the land away for five years.

Foreigners are also eligible to use the land, but the registration of full property rights is only possible after the recipient becomes a naturalized citizen.

  • MforMankind .

    Well, that’s a great great thing !!!!!!!!!!!!
    Land belongs to individuals, not governments neither corporations.
    Really Great !

  • fukingcunningstunt

    the land is question is a frozen wasteland six months of the year…… putin you fuking cunning stunt

    • James Middaugh Sr.

      Prime real estate after the Pole shift.
      Poleshift.ning.com

    • what

      sure you dumb American peasant..soon you amercians are a third world nation selling hotdogs hehehe

    • Helen

      Listen, I visited the place and one can make good use of it just like in the nordic counties where I live. No difference. We got winter here you see.

  • monica

    First they nationalize all the land & t

  • Harrison Bergeron

    ha, the complainers here.

  • what

    great news for the Russian people ,give away fee land ,Russians are having big families again like 2-8 kids ….why not getting free land and getting paid o have allot of kids..Putin is king…Russia’s population in 10 years will be 300 million lol

  • what

    Americans sound stupid …talking bullshit

  • UncleB

    not “Communist” at all!