Practice of Family Homesteads (2018)

I analysed 71 academic articles about family homesteads written between 2003 and 2018. Many articles drew parallels with the Western concept of “eco-village”, and emphasised the residents’ desire for self-improvement, social harmony and an environmentally-friendly way of life (Petrov 2008, Kulyasov 2009, Savitsky et al. 2011, Pavlov 2013, Arkhinova 2015, Mukhlykin 2015, Hall 2015, Nesterova 2016, Pozenenko 2016, Walker & Plotnikova 2018). Others maintained that the Russian movement is distinct phenomenon compared to existing movements in the West (Khomyakova 2013, Zadorin et al. 2014, Gornaev 2016). In general, articles were positive, though tentative and sometimes dubious whether many would support […]

Available land for Far East allotments will increase to 10 million hectares

In Primorsky Territory the area of ​​land available for allotment within the “Far Eastern hectare” program will increase to more than 10 million hectares. The corresponding draft resolution has already been prepared, according to the press service of the Primorye administration. The increase will consist of sites within the boundaries of current hunting grounds. The lands will be available from 1 October. “The presence of hunting grounds on an area of more than 10 million hectares will not be a reason to refuse land allotment to citizens under the federal law. This area is ​​more than half the total area […]

Rites of love, and family homesteads in Maine

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Family homesteads: sustainable solutions from Russia

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Ringing Cedars in Japan!

Well-known opinion leaders in Japan are inspired by the books and are talking about the Ringing Cedars of Russia in their lecture presentations and workshops! Based on their own culture, some head-starter Japanese readers have created their Japanese homesteads and dachas.