Russia orders firms to release captive whales after outcry

FILE PHOTO: Beluga whales swim in front of a crowd in an aquarium. REUTERS/Tami Chappell/File Photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian authorities have ordered the release of nearly 100 whales held captive in cages in Russia’s Far East in a case that has drawn the ire of President Vladimir Putin, the public and international film stars, TASS news agency said on Thursday. Images of the whales, kept in cramped enclosures in a […]

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