Russians rightly believe fixed capital of the country territory, not people. Therefore, when working capital, and the owner of the capital with the rest - it is, in the view of Russians - normally, and even right.
This is the same psychology of Russian landlord post-reform period, when he handed over his estate tenant, and he lived in Paris and Nice. It is well described in Russian literature and a perfect fit into our mentality.
Leased - and not worried! If only to not operate. So behave Russian people at the micro level: passed three apartments - and in Goa. So behave and the country as a whole.
Therefore, no rejection of the project of putting large chunks of land in Siberia to the Chinese (or anyone else: the Koreans, the Japanese, and so on) will not cause. On the contrary, well done, doing the right thing! Tipo: why our forefathers conquered it, then? It is for that then she fed us! And we - do is not doing.
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