Source Pravda.Ru

Russia to combat illicit trade in wild flora and fauna

Russia is stepping up activity to fight illicit trade in species of wild flora and fauna.

A government session on Tuesday focused its attention on Russia's effort to fulfil the Convention of International Trade in Wild Flora and Fauna on the Brink of Extinction.

Addressing a session of the Cabinet of Ministers, Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov cited the Interpol as estimating the volume of illicit trade in wild flora and fauna at 5 billion dollars.

"The problem has a wide public response," said the premier. "Russia closely watches it too." According to his words, the country is going to take measures "to combat this tendency."

Moscow is trying to stop Balkan countries from entering NATO. Greece eventually took measures against Russia, even though Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had earlier said that Russia was Greece's strategic partner

Militant Greek atheist Alexis Tsipras betrays his people, Orthodoxy and Russia

Moscow is trying to stop Balkan countries from entering NATO. Greece eventually took measures against Russia, even though Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had earlier said that Russia was Greece's strategic partner

Militant Greek atheist Alexis Tsipras betrays his people, Orthodoxy and Russia
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