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BBC News: Russia: Rehab plan for alcoholic bears

25 Feb, 2015

25 February 2015, BBC News Two alcoholic Russian bears who were kept in appalling conditions for more than 20 years could soon be enjoying a new life in Romania. In February, a court ruled that the male bears must be confiscated from their owner, who kept them in a small, rubbish-strewn cage at a restaurant in…

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Independent: Animal campaigners in desperate fight to save alcoholic bears blinded by abuse in Russia

07 Feb, 2015

Two bears were kept in cages outside a restaurant for 20 years, campaigners believe Rose Troup Buchanan  Saturday 7 February 2015 12:08 GMT Animal rights campaigners are fighting to save two blind alcoholic bears in Russia, as rescue centres across Europe turn down offers to take them in. The two animals, held at Patskhu-Guria restaurant in … Continue reading Independent: Animal campaigners in desperate fight to save alcoholic bears blinded by abuse in Russia

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One Green Planet: Meet the Woman Trying to Save the Sochi Bears and Transform the Way Animals are Treated in Russia

06 Feb, 2015

6 February 2015, One Green Planet Anna Kogan, founder of the Big Hearts Foundation, grew up in Rostov-On-Don, Russia, where she witnessed the horrible lives of many homeless animals. She tried to catch as many as she could, or hide them from the dog catch-and-kill services that are predominant in Russia and Eastern Europe, but as she grew up, … Continue reading One Green Planet: Meet the Woman Trying to Save the Sochi Bears and Transform the Way Animals are Treated in Russia

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Dogs World Magazine: Fight for justice for Russian street dogs

10 Jul, 2014

July 10, 2014, Dog World Magazine Dog World Magazine – Big Hearts Foundation’s fight for justice for Russian street dogs. NOWADAYS most of Russia faces the problem of stray animals and abuse. The lack of legal framework and an animal welfare system is the reason why millions of them are suffering every single day. Cruelty towards … Continue reading Dogs World Magazine: Fight for justice for Russian street dogs

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