Russia to welcome the first 50 white South African farmers

Russia to welcome the first 50 white South African farmers

- Farm attacks and land expropriation are forcing South African farmers to seek refuge somewhere else

- About 15 000 white South African farmers are hoping to move to Russia and settle there

- For now, 50 families will be going over first, possibly followed by more soon

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The first white South African farmers are expected to be moving to Russia soon. Roughly 15 000 South African farmers want to relocate to Russia. 50 families are going to be moving over first, possibly followed by more.

Briefly.co.za reported earlier on how white South African farmers are asking Russia to welcome them into their country. Russia is enormous and has a lot of space to use for farming.

One of the first families to go over is the Schlebusch family from Bloemfontein.

The Russia Insider reports that between 2016 and 2017 there were more than 600 farm attacks and more than 70 murders on farms.

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White farmers are attempting to flee from South Africa because they feel there is no future for them here. The current issues with land expropriation are also adding to the tension and fear of farmers.

A Russian delegate is expected to travel to South Africa to discuss a resettlement plan with the farmers.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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