Afrikaner Leon du Toit, his son Johannes du Toit, Vladimir Poluboyarenko, aide to the Stavropol government, and Mikhail Baranov, general director of the ‘Rodina’ dairy farm, walk across the alfalfa fields in Kosyakovo, southeast of Moscow. Photo: The Washington Post Afrikaner Leon du Toit, his son Johannes du Toit, Vladimir Poluboyarenko, aide to the Stavropol government, and Mikhail Baranov, general director of the ‘Rodina’ dairy farm, walk across the alfalfa fields in Kosyakovo, southeast of Moscow. Photo: The Washington Post
Afrikaner Leon du Toit, his son Johannes du Toit, Vladimir Poluboyarenko, aide to the Stavropol government, and Mikhail Baranov, general director of the ‘Rodina’ dairy farm, walk across the alfalfa fields in Kosyakovo, southeast of Moscow. Photo: The Washington Post
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Why is Russia wooing South Africa’s white farmers?

The selling points are abundant farmland, relative safety and a country that holds tight to traditional Christian values

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Afrikaner Leon du Toit, his son Johannes du Toit, Vladimir Poluboyarenko, aide to the Stavropol government, and Mikhail Baranov, general director of the ‘Rodina’ dairy farm, walk across the alfalfa fields in Kosyakovo, southeast of Moscow. Photo: The Washington Post Afrikaner Leon du Toit, his son Johannes du Toit, Vladimir Poluboyarenko, aide to the Stavropol government, and Mikhail Baranov, general director of the ‘Rodina’ dairy farm, walk across the alfalfa fields in Kosyakovo, southeast of Moscow. Photo: The Washington Post
Afrikaner Leon du Toit, his son Johannes du Toit, Vladimir Poluboyarenko, aide to the Stavropol government, and Mikhail Baranov, general director of the ‘Rodina’ dairy farm, walk across the alfalfa fields in Kosyakovo, southeast of Moscow. Photo: The Washington Post
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