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Fine for Killing Tigers Raised to Over $35,000

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Fines killing tigers, leopards, snow leopards and northern falcons have been raised to 1.1 million rubles ($35,390), the Natural Resources Ministry reported on Monday, citing the new norms for calculating environmental damages

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Tom Tree (254)
Monday April 1, 2013, 6:51 am
Beautiful... Thank You for sharing

Roseann D. (178)
Monday April 1, 2013, 7:44 am
There should be a HUGE fine on stupid a-holes buying their products too. Like wiping out their bank accounts to pay their karmic debt and revive these endangered species.

Tammy Baxter (9)
Monday April 1, 2013, 7:55 am
thank you

Christeen Anderson (488)
Monday April 1, 2013, 8:53 am
Good. Thank you.

Gloria picchetti (290)
Monday April 1, 2013, 9:08 am
Ok? Let Pussy Riot of prison and put some animal killer in prison.

Debbie W. (115)
Monday April 1, 2013, 9:21 am
Am very glad!

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Monday April 1, 2013, 9:51 am
Good, that is what they need to keep doing. Make it so killing our precious wildlife is too expensive to even try to do it. Thanks Cher

Chris C. (149)
Monday April 1, 2013, 11:16 am
Good it needs to be enforced!

Barbara D. (73)
Monday April 1, 2013, 12:12 pm
Very good news!! Enforce it!!

Thanks, Cher. This was a good batch today! Ya done good, tiger girl!!

Mike and Janis B. (7)
Monday April 1, 2013, 1:07 pm
Rosann has the right idea anyone involved in the destruction of these magnificent beasts should have all their wealth confiscated. The money gained thereby can pay for more rangers.

Dianne D. (463)
Monday April 1, 2013, 1:41 pm
Needs to have the death penalty attached to the this fine. An eye for an eye.

kye j. (41)
Monday April 1, 2013, 1:54 pm
Make it the death penalty

Carol D. (109)
Monday April 1, 2013, 2:03 pm
Good needs to be very high fine as these animals are all so precious Money wont mean anything when they are extinct


Beth M. (244)
Monday April 1, 2013, 2:27 pm

Deborah W. (6)
Monday April 1, 2013, 2:32 pm
BETTER IDEA ... shoot on sight, no repeats, much cheaper and at the same time sets an example to those that would otherwise follow.

Elizabeth M. (66)
Monday April 1, 2013, 2:39 pm
It would be considered a big fine and it will complement the criminal and administrative charges. Hoping it will be enforced heavily!!
Noted, read with great interest. Thank You Cher.

Birgit W. (144)
Monday April 1, 2013, 2:40 pm
Good, thanks

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Monday April 1, 2013, 3:29 pm
Now were getting somewhere.

Nelson Baker (0)
Monday April 1, 2013, 3:38 pm
The death penalty would be more appropriate then they would kill no more of these animals.

Lois Jordan (55)
Monday April 1, 2013, 4:38 pm
Noted. Thanks for the good news, Cher.

Kay M. (351)
Monday April 1, 2013, 6:21 pm
good. seems money is the only way to get people's attention.

Jude Hand (59)
Monday April 1, 2013, 6:39 pm
Noted. Way to go, Russia!

Julie F. (65)
Monday April 1, 2013, 8:39 pm
Thank you for sharing!

Robert O. (12)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 12:53 am
Good! Hit 'em where it hurts, in their wallets though I'd like to see a higher fine along with more jail time.

Laurel Rohrer (0)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 4:08 am
This is good.

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 5:06 am
well said Roseann!!

Fi T. (16)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 5:41 am
Hope this helps raise public awareness on animal rights

janet f. (29)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 6:00 am
It's not enough.

Ruth S. (307)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 6:15 am
Harsh punishment is needed!!

Sandi C. (236)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 8:06 am
Thanks Cher.

Gabriele R. (29)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 8:32 am
It is a start,but not good enough,fine should be followed by prison and the confiscation of valuables.

carol k. (17)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 3:23 pm
Great News! now if only America would follow suite!

gillian brown b. (70)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 3:43 pm
Thank you for this interesting piece of news,thanks.

Lori U. (3)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 12:13 pm
Along with this fine that I think should be higher they should also have to serve time in prison and help to protect the survival of these big cats.

Klaus Peters (12)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 8:12 am
It is a start, thank you Russia.
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