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Published:October 13th, 2013 13:53 EST

Letter from Russia Calls on Brigitte Bardot to Help Protect Animals

By SOP newswire

In an open letter to Brigitte Bardot, published on Word Matters!, Mikhail Novikov, President of the Russian Society for Protection of Animals, urged the renowned celebrity to stand up for the protection of homeless animals in Russia.

Dear Brigitte Bardot! Please, help stop this barbarity! The officials in Russian Federation BURN PIGS ALIVE!. " This was the cry for help starting the letter, which describes the barbaric disposal of homeless animals in the Russian Federation.

The letter particularly decries the recent incident of burning pigs alive en masse in Voronezh region of the Russian Federation. A video link has been included to the incident. The author of the letter relates the atrocities against animals to the widespread corruption in the government of the federation.

Now only the international protests (directed to European Parliament and EU) can help vulnerable animals in Russia, " reads the letter from Novikov.