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Russia Approves Harvest and Smuggling of Endangered Species a Crimial Offence

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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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Nyack Clancy (540)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 4:59 pm
This is terrific news! Thanks for letting us know.

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

Julia R. (295)
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 Watola (1257)
Monday July 29, 2013, 3:21 am

Natasha Salgado (671)
Monday July 29, 2013, 7:20 am
This is fantastic news! Thanks olga

Fi T. (18)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 4:19 am

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

Leslene Dunn (79)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 4:54 am

Tanya W. (61)
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 (1354)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 6:28 am
about time :)

SuzanneAWAY L. (137)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 8:56 am
Thanks for the good news Olga.

Aud nordby (739)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 10:24 am
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