Regional Law No. 591-ZZK “On areas of traditional management by indigenous small ethnic communities of the North, Siberia and the Far East”. | Land Portal

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This Regional Law establishes that areas of traditional management by indigenous small ethnic communities of the North, Siberia and the Far East shall be considered protected areas destined for traditional management and ensuring traditional and customary rights of indigenous small ethic communities. Areas of traditional nature management can include: (a) stationary and non-stationary dwelling places, cattle camps, reindeer farms, hunters and fishermen sites; (b) land parcels and waterbodies used for traditional management; and (c) objects of cultural heritage. Traditional land, forest and water management, use of wild fauna and wild flora species, and also use of widespread minerals by small ethnic communities shall be free of charge.

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Vsevolod Gnetii (CONSLEGB)


Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new ROMANOV Dynasty continued this policy of expansion across Siberia to the Pacific. Under PETER I (ruled 1682-1725), hegemony was extended to the Baltic Sea and the country was renamed the Russian Empire. During the 19th century, more territorial acquisitions were made in Europe and Asia.

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