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Russia Approves Harvest and Smuggling of Endangered Species a Crimial Offence

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- 1726 days ago -
State Duma of the Russian Federation adopted in the third reading legal amendments that introduce criminal responsibilities with maximum imprisonment up to 7 years for harvest of and trade in rare and endangered wildlife, including the Amur tiger.

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Olga S (160)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 5:03 pm
This is sing of sanity among Russian politicians!

Julia R (296)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 8:23 pm
So glad to hear this news! Other nations need to follow in Russia's footsteps in passing laws that give much harsher sentences for the these terrible crimes! Thanks Olga

Veronique L (209)
Monday July 29, 2013, 2:35 am
Olga, this is great news!!!

Danuta W (1248)
Monday July 29, 2013, 3:21 am

Past Member (0)
Monday July 29, 2013, 7:20 am
This is fantastic news! Thanks olga

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 4:19 am

Veselin Varbanov (23)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 4:27 am
Good news thanks!

Leslene Dunn (84)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 4:54 am

Tanya W (65)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 5:48 am
Well done!!! Wonderful news - lets hope that very disturbing image of big cat's pelt is as rare as a Dodo!!!

Dwain La'Brooy (331)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 5:58 am
`. ɲ๏ţď. ţhЌ$ 4 $hąяɨɲǥ! .`

Mari 's (1356)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 6:28 am
about time :)

Suzanne L (98)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 8:56 am
Thanks for the good news Olga.

Aud nordby (737)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 10:24 am
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