Chechen lion cub needs home in Africa

Russian animal rights defenders hope to transfer little lion cub Simba (pictured) from Grozny (Chechnya) to Africa via one of the international wildlife charities. With open wounds, sick, exhausted and distraught the little patient was surrendered to one of Grozny veterinary clinics, where his owners explained that he could not bear life in cage and became self-destructive,…

World Cup: leading Russian animal rights activist arrested

The leading Russian animal rights activist and a chairman of the Alliance for animals, Yuri Koretsky (Юрий Корецких) has been arrested in Moscow on his way to a meeting in memory of culled street dogs #Killed4WorldCup. The moment of silence was planned in Moscow and the other Russian cities, where the mass killings of stray…

#WorldCup2018: Russian animal rights groups demand to stop stray slaughter

The situation around slaughter of stray dogs in Russia ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018 is becoming critical: the animal rights groups, pet owners, and animal lovers are  protesting against mass slaughter, organizing manifestations in cities hosting the championship. They blame local authorities to poison, shoot, and burn alive stray dogs, presumably to avoid…

Vučić victim to charlatans of Russian defence industry

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić has fallen victim to charlatans drowning a life Teckel dog during his visit to Centre of perspective research of Russian defence industries. Guided by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, Serbian guest was confronted with a demonstration, claiming a scientific breakthrough of Russian researches. While forcefully drowning the Teckel in a glass tank, a…