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Russia Criticised for Dumping Trapped Whales at Sea
Offbeat  (tags: whales, Russia, wildlife, protection, environment, animals )

- 19 days ago -
Greenpeace criticizes long-awaited operation, saying it risked trauma or death for the animals. Greenpeace Russia said the two orcas and six beluga whales were simply dumped into the Sea of Okhotsk on Thursday after being transported 1,100 miles
PETITION UPDATE: Russia Is Freeing Orcas From Cruel Whale Prison
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, whales, Russia )

- 23 days ago -
Russian officials signed an agreement with international scientists in April to release the whales. All 100 of them will be freed over the next four months, according to Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Gordeyev.
Japans Vanishing Ainu Will Finally Be Recognized as Indigenous People
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Ainu, indigenous people, Oki Kano, Hokkaido prefecture, Kuril Islands, Russia, bears, wolves, water, wind, fire )

- 85 days ago -
Early residents of northern Japan in what is now the Hokkaido prefecture and the Kuril Islands and Sakhalin off the east coast of Russia. They revered bears and wolves, and worshiped gods embodied in the natural elements like water, fire and wind.
Welcome to Koshlandia - A Farm Overflowing With Siberian Cats - We Love Cats and Kittens
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, Siberian Cats, russia, unusual, photos, video )

- 162 days ago -
Russian farmer Alla Lebedeva, who lives in Prigorodny, Siberia with her husband Sergey, has turned her farm into a self-proclaimed âEUR~Catland.âEUR(TM)
The Tale of Ivan Groove   video
Offbeat  (tags: Otava Yo, Russia, music, band, The Tale of Ivan Groove )

- 214 days ago -
The band Otava Yo shot this video during European tour in Poland, Slovakia, Germany, Estonia and Karelia in July to August 2011.
The Remains of Stalin's Gulag Railroad - a Photo Essay
Offbeat  (tags: environment, railroad, Russia, pictures, photos )

- 253 days ago -
In Russia's Arctic wilderness, the remnants of one of the Soviet Union's most notorious gulag projects lie largely forgotten
Siberian Tigers Move Actively Across China-Russian Border
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, Russia, China, wildlife, animals, environment, protection )

- 256 days ago -
A China-Russia joint study has shown that 40 percent of Siberian tigers living in the two countries more frequently cross the border in recent years.
Critically Endangered Amur Leopard Born in Scotland Could Be Released Into the Wild in Russia
Offbeat  (tags: animals, amur leopards, released into wild, Russia )

- 371 days ago -
Introducing such a large predator to the wild is incredibly complex but, all being well, we hope this may be possible in the next few years
From Jewish Ghettos to Palestinian Ghettos; Elias Khoury on His New Novel
Offbeat  (tags: Jewish ghettos to Palestinian ghettos, Europe, Russia, Interviews, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Middle East, Palestine, ghettos )

- 505 days ago -
After the Holocaust, in Israel, the survivors were degradingly called sabonim (soap). People would say that they did not fight back and that they âEUR~let themselves be taken to the slaughterhouse in silenceâEUR(TM)
Hero Cat Rescues Baby   video
Offbeat  (tags: Cat, Rescues Baby, Russia, Love, Maternal Instincts, animals, cats, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pets, protection, society, unusual, video )

- 511 days ago -
After watching this, what else can you is everywhere. Enjoy, be inspired, be amazed. Please note, comment, and forward.
Unique Images of Siberian Tiger Cubs in Russia's Far East
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, Russia, images, cubs, photos, pictures, wildlife, protection, environment )

- 541 days ago -
Scientists captured stills using photo-traps. Latest findings suggest big cat conservation efforts in Siberia are bearing fruit
Like Owning a Dog : Cougar Kept as Pet in Russian Apartment (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: mountain lion, adoption, wild animal, Russia, pet )

- 557 days ago -
A Russian couple who adopted a wild cougar as a pet has thousands of followers who watch their felineâEUR(TM)s daily frolics on the cat's dedicated social media accounts.
VIDEO: Prank With Nikki Haley (Ambassador USA to UN)   video
Offbeat  (tags: pranksters, prank, Nikki Haley, Poland, Russia, USAnews, media, u.s., government, americans, world, government )

- 559 days ago -
Famous Russian pranksters Vovan & Lexus played a phone trick on the U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley. Presenting themselves as The Prime-Minister of Poland
Call of World's Rarest Big Cat Recorded in Wild For First Time
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, Russia, amur leopard )

- 591 days ago -
A critically endangered Amur leopard was caught on a camera trap recently in the Russian Far East.
Trump-Russia: Flynn Charged With 'Making False Statements'
Offbeat  (tags: Trump's Former Aid, Flynn, Statement, Charged, Russia, FBI, USA )

- 593 days ago -
President Donald Trump's ex-national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has been charged with making a false statement to the FBI in January

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