Procedures for granting land in the Far East to compatriots living abroad 2018-12-28 11:05:00 The President signed Federal Law On Amendments to Federal Law On the Peculiarities of Granting Citizens Land Plots in State or Municipal Ownership and Located on the Territories of the Russian Federation Constituent Entities Comprising the Far Eastern Federal District, and On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation and Article 3 of the Federal Law On Turnover of Agricultural Lands. The Federal Law establishes special procedures for granting to compatriots living abroad land plots that are in the state or municipal ownership and located within the Far Eastern Federal District. According to the Federal Law, a land plot is being granted for gratis use to a foreign citizen or a stateless person participating in the State Programme to Assist Voluntary Resettlement to the Russian Federation of Compatriots Living Abroad and their Family Members Resettling Together for Permanent Residence in the Russian Federation. The said persons have the right to receive a land plot as their property provided they obtain Russian citizenship. The Federal Law also establishes other special procedures concerning grounds, terms and process of granting to compatriots living abroad land plots in the state or municipal ownership and located within the Far Eastern Federal District.