Russia's 'whale prison' to close after outcry
A facility where nearly 100 whales, including orcas and beluga, are held in cages, is seen during a visit of smore
Russian authorities have decided to free nearly 100 whales held in cages in Russia's Far East, the governor ofmore
Images of the whales, kept in cramped enclosures in a bay near the Sea of Japan port town of Nakhodka, first amore
The animals were originally caught by a company which planned to sell them to China. But once their fate becammore
The decision to release the whales, after months of delays, coincided with a visit to the enclosures by Jean-Mmore
The Kremlin has said the 11 orcas and 87 beluga whales were held in cruel conditions and were intended for salmore
"An official decision has been taken to release all the animals into the wild," Oleg Kozhemyako, the governor more
A view shows a facility, nicknamed a 'whale prison', where nearly 100 whales are held in cages. Press Servimore
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