Good news – Russia introduces legal ban on animal cruelty

As reported last week, now on Rapsi – in English and includes

A person can’t get rid of an animal in an arbitrary manner for it must be transferred either to a new owner or an animal shelter.


Animals can’t be slayed under any pretense, organization of animal fights, setting animals on other creatures and humans are all forbidden, the law reads. Also, propaganda of cruel treatment of animals as well as keeping wild animals in apartments, private houses and land plots, are all banned.


The law forbids special zoos of a “contact type” often found in malls as well as keeping animals in bars, cafes and restaurants

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