July 10, 2018
Whenever the writer asks a question in the headline, you always know that the answer to it will be a solid “maybe.”
It is nice that the official state news is even covering this issue.
But from the report, it doesn’t seem that Russia is going to be going out of its way to encourage these farmers to come over. They need to buy their meal ticket.
A delegation of 30 South African farming families has arrived in Russia’s farmbelt Stavropol Region, Rossiya 1 TV reports. The group says it is facing violent attacks and death threats at home.
Up to 15,000 Boers, descendants of Dutch settlers in South Africa, are planning to move to Russia amid rising violence stemming from government plans to expropriate their land, according to the delegation.
“It’s a matter of life and death – there are attacks on us. It’s got to the point where the politicians are stirring up a wave of violence,” Adi Slebus told the media. “The climate here [Stavropol Region] is temperate, and this land is created by God for farming. All this is very attractive.”
The farmers are prepared to make a contribution to Russia’s booming agricultural sector, according to Rossiya 1. Each family is ready to bring up to $100,000 for leasing the land.
Russia has 43 million hectares of unused farmland, and has recently begun giving out free land to Russian citizens to cultivate farming. The land giveaway program, which began in 2014, has been a huge success.
They’ve definitely got a rough situation. The ones who’ve already had their land taken live in squatter camps as bad as Old Calais.
Historically, Russia has had millions of Germans colonists… and Swedes and Italians and French come by as well.
When Peter the Great came to power, there were already thousands of German colonists in Russia. He enjoyed their company in his youth, and he ended up inviting thousands more.
Before the Red Terror and World War II, there were millions of Germans living in central and southern Russia as farmers. Even the aristocracies of Germany and Russia were closely related. Many intellectuals used to think that the Teuton and the Slav were cousin peoples. You even had Strasser and his people in Germany thinking about creating a super-race by mixing Russians and Germans. The war prowess and hardiness of the Russian mixed with the discipline and technical prowess of the German.
All of this is to say that it’s rather strange how history played out. Germans and Russians used to be best buds.
I mean you can still find their descendants in Russia today, but there are no colonies or settlements anymore.
And you really can’t tell the difference between them and an average Russian. I mean they’re both White, so there’s that. And they’re too culturally assimilated.
Anyways, what I’m trying to say is that accepting Boer immigrants – who are sort of German – isn’t a radical departure from Russian tradition. Hell, even the Bolkonsky character had Prussian roots in Tolstoy’s War and Peace.
It would probably benefit the country immensely to be quite honest. The only problem that I foresee is that these people might still harbor a grudge against Russia for the Bush wars. But on the other hand, Russia supported the Boer against the Brits in their war more than a century ago, so idk.
Obviously, as a White Nationalist, I think that this is a solid move.
Accepting several thousand hardcore race realists will make Russia more based if anything.
There is that whole Protestant thing that these Boers have going on… and it’s not that I have anything against Protestants per se… but they’re prone to getting all into that kooky shit sometimes.
If it were up to me, I’d give them the land for free, but demand that they at least nominally accept Orthodoxy.
Clearly, Protestant Jesus hasn’t really delivered for them. I think its time to try out a different religion.
Seriously, I’d make it a top requirement for resettlement.
We don’t want them importing Africans through Christian charities two generations from now like all the other Protestant sects.
Besides, the cash is just going to disappear into a few bureaucrats’ pockets anyways. I say, at least focus on nipping any nascent separatism in the bud, and not on enriching some useless government parasites short-term.
But whatever, I’m not the Tsar.