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Relocation program helped 3750 Russians to move to Far East

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Relocation program helped 3750 Russians to move to Far East


pixabay.com3750 Russian compatriots have moved to the Far East in the frames of the government program during last 9 months Most part of them have setteled in Khabarovsk and Primorye regions.

Deputy Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East Sergei Kachaev has noted that just in the frames of the relocation program regional authorities have allocated around 15 million rubles (262 thousand U.S. Dollars). Most of the settlers are former Soviet republics compatriots who are looking for places with more job opportunities. Kachaev has added that local authorities are doing their best to help the new migrants.

Regiuonal authorities follow the approved demographic policy framework according to which the number of Far East inhabitants should reach a total of 6,5 mln people by 2025.
It is worth mentioning that last year regional relocation program helped 146 thousand Russians to resettle. Most of them moved to the Central Federal District, about 15% have choosen Siberian Federal District.

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