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Russian volunteers smuggle Sochi strays
to new life, far from Olympics host city

Washington Post, by Will Englund

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Posted By:Drive, 2/12/2014 12:21:30 PM

TUAPSE, Russia — The purple Chrysler PT Cruiser sped through the night, barreling around rain-slicked hairpin curves on a clandestine rescue mission. It was 3 a.m. Ahead glared the harsh lights of a security check point. Sochi was 60 miles behind. This was the outer edge of the “Ring of Steel” guarding the Olympics, and the Chrysler was aiming to get past it, to break free into the vast Russian countryside that lies beyond. The back of the car was crowded with uneasy, bewildered passengers. Most were drooling out of anxiety. One had thrown up several times, but at this moment

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JAN, 2/12/2014 1:27:39 PM     (No. 9729539)

At least they aren´t killing the dogs and feeding them to zoo animals.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: schnapps, 2/12/2014 3:27:51 PM     (No. 9729749)

Sweet. This reminds me of the stray dogs that ride the Moscow subway each day.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: thewarden, 2/12/2014 4:27:17 PM     (No. 9729837)

Bless these wonderful folks! I hope they can start a spay/neuter program , though, as that is the only way to end the cycle. How very sad for the dogs.

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