Russian Patrons Abused Animals for Entertainment

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This story will horrify you.

Alcoholic Bears Are Finally Freed From a Hellish Russian Prison - Yahoo News

It’s been a long, tragic road for two blind alcoholic bears in the town of Sochi, Russia, that have spent their lives in a squalid cage as part of a restaurant attraction.

For 20 years, the animals were used as entertainment for diners. Patrons would pay to give the bears beer and garbage and shine car headlights in their eyes (which led to the blindness).

But now the pair is on the path to rehab. The bears have been removed from their cramped, filthy surroundings and are off the sauce, thanks in part to Brigitte Bardot’s animal rights group.

The bears’ plight first made international headlines last winter during the Sochi Winter Olympics. Reports on the alcoholic bears spurred animal-rights rallies against their owner, Dzheniks Uzaroshvili. Earlier this month a court ordered him to give them up.

Uzaroshvili denied being cruel to the bears but told journalists, “Beer is good for the bears because of the Sochi climate.”
For twenty years these animals were used as entertainment for their diners. TWENTY YEARS. What kind of people would select a restaurant where they could dine next to two bears living in such hellish conditions, a filthy cage, and find entertainment to be throwing beer and garbage at them?

What is wrong with these people?

Do you notice when it stopped? When people from OUTSIDE OF RUSSIA came to Sochi for the Olympics and found out it was going on. The owner denies cruelty to animals charge. Even when he is caught red handed at it. Just amazing.

This is how they treat their animals in Russia. Look at this video - they bring their young children to watch. This happens in Russia. Look at the filth in those cages! Just look at it!!

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Ignorant and foolish people are cruel to animals the world over. Thank God for people like Brigette Bardot.

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