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Who was not in time - that was late

According to news portal YLE, the authorities of Finland intend to stop reception ingermanlandtsev.

In the government the bill according to which since 2011 petitions from ingermanlandtsev will not be accepted any more is developed, wishing to return home the far ancestors.

Now on consideration in official bodies of Finland is about 22 thousand petitions from ingermanlandtsev, aspiring to move in the country Suomi. On the average ingermanlandets should wait for the positive decision (if the such follows) during eight - ten years.

For reception of the permission to resettlement ingermanlandets should know well Finnish or the Swedish language, find to itself a residence in Finland and documentary confirm the ingermanlandskoe an origin. The greatest problem - weak possession of the Finnish language. And residences cannot find many in Finland.  

the Peak ingermanlandskogo resettlements to Finland has had on the beginning 1990 - h years when the Finnish government has resolved moving to the country former Soviet ingermanlandtsev. Everything, mainly from Russia and Estonia, has moved approximately 30 thousand persons.

In some Finnish mass-media there are gamble that permissions to moving to Finland will receive yet more than seven thousand ingermanlandtsev.




The name have received from the territory name - Ingrii (in jugo - east part of Karelian isthmus) which they have occupied, mainly, in 17 - 18 centuries. Ingermanlandtsy there lived at the expense of agriculture, fisheries, subsidiary works and seasonal works. Differed culture and education high level. Since 1870 in St.-Petersburg there was a newspaper in the Finnish language Pietarin sanomat .  

As an ethnic generality ingermanlandtsy have actually been liquidated in 1930 - h years during collectivisation and during time clearings boundary areas with Finland from suspicious elements . After war remaining in Leningrad region ingermanlandtsy have been deported in the Vologda area and Siberia.

As of 1989 in their Russia was more than 47 thousand persons, and in Estonia - about 17 thousand.