Khodorkovsky called

the Former head of Yukos Mikhail Khodorkovsky believes that the new initiative of the Russian authorities on the distribution of “polar hectare” is a mockery of the citizens.

“That is why Putin is always right?! If a piece of permafrost, the Russians. If part of the côte d’azur, the and Rotenberg Sechin,” he was quoted

“By the way: one deer have 100 hectares,” he added.

Information about what the Russians can get free land in the Arctic with a size up to one hectare, appeared on the website of the Ministry for development of Russian Far East and the Arctic. So, we are talking about the sites on the land territory of the Arctic: the Murmansk region, the Nenets Autonomous district, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district and in the 23 municipal districts of the Krasnoyarsk territory, the Arkhangelsk region, Komi Republic and Karelia Republic. Chukotka Autonomous Okrug and Arctic municipalities of Yakutia in the list will not be included, since the land there is given, as in the far East.

the Land will be given to the use of five years, after which it will need to draw in the ownership or long term lease. On the plot you can build a house or create any economic activity, including to create farmland or to provide services, including tourism.

we will Add that in the territories of the permafrost is home to about 2.5 million people.

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