4 Raids in Russia, 70 Mink, 200 Rats, 1 Fox and 5 Sables

Communiqué from ALF activists
Date: August 10, 2005
Institution targeted: Russian Fur Farms

Four raids in Moscow region.


June 17th, 2005 (Moscow region, Pushkino). Activists opened cages with minks on the fur farm “Pushkinsky”. As a result about 70 minks were released. Twelve minks were taken to the forest and were freed there. After previous raids farm security was doubled and more additional security measures were taken. But it didn’t make an obstacle for ALF activists to make an action.
June 27th, 2005 (Moscow region, Andreevka). Members of Animal Rights Militia visited breeding farm, which breeds animals for labs. 80-100 rats were released near the farm. 166 rats were released in the forests far away from the farm. During the raid locks were destroyed and slogans against vivisection and for animal liberation were left. Video (1mb, wmv): http://aeliberation.net/media/video/200rats.wmv
June 29th, 2005 (Moscow region, Balashikha). ALF group cut metal fence and got in the fur farm in Balashikha town. After previous raids the farm security was redoubled and for this reason only one fox was saved. After two days staying at safe place the fox was released in the forest. Photo: http://aeliberation.net/media/photo/liberation/1fox/index.htm
June 23th, 2005 (Moscow region, Pushkino). Animal Liberation Front activists got in the area of fur farm “Pushkinsky”. Five sables were released from cages. Other three were taken far away from the fur farm and freed in the forest. Some of the cages were smashed, on the walls of three rooms spray-paint slogans: “Freedom for animals”, ALF etc. – Russian Animal Liberation Front Supporters Group RALF SG contact: Web: aeliberation.net (in russian language) Email: aeinfo@aeliberation.net