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Vladimir Putin joined in solving the problem of killer whales and white whales in Primorye

Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to investigate the situation with killer whales and beluga whales, imprisoned in Srednaya Bay in Primorye. The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Ministry of Agriculture should, by 1 March, determine the fate of animals together with interested scientific and public organizations.

In its instructions The president also noted that it is necessary to work out the issues and, if necessary, to ensure the introduction of changes to the legislation of Russia, in order to determine the peculiarities of the extraction and use of marine mammals, as well as to establish requirements for their maintenance.

The General Prosecutor’s Office will have to continue to verify compliance with legislation in the field of the extraction, protection and use of marine mammals. Checks on the instructions of Putin should not be stopped in the bay of Srednyaya.

In Primorye, ignore the offer of assistance to the researcher and defender of the oceans Jean-Michel Cousteau and his colleagues, who have experience in the release and adaptation of cetaceans. Contrary to the statements of environmentalists, scientists of the Pacific Branch of the FGBNU "VNIRO" (TINRO) stated that animals kept in good conditions. Governor Oleg Kozhemyako agreed with this and now through Instagram looking for sponsors and assistants for the further maintenance of killer whales and belugas in captivity. At the same time recently from the bay orca lost. Environmentalists believe that the most likely cause of the loss of an animal is its death.