Seal Slaughter Stopped by Russia. Canada? Not So Much.
MARCH 22, 2009
The ministry said: “This is a serious step forward to protect Russia’s biological diversity. Conservation groups have staged protests in 20 Russian cities this week, demanding an end to the slaughter. Activists accused Norwegian companies of encouraging the killing because seal hunting was no longer allowed in their own country Kudos for Russian leader Vladimir Putin for stopping the slaughter of seals.