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All-Russian society of nature protection (VOOP) has asked Communist party leader Gennady Zyuganov to assess the actions of the Governor of Irkutsk region Sergey Levchenko, who on the hunt killed sleeping in the den of a bear. About it reports RAPSI.
The appeal VOOP says that the party leadership should pay attention to the possible involvement of Communist Governor in illegal hunting. According to them, the status of the Governor and “friendly relations” Levchenko Zyuganov “may not be protection or indulgence”. “It only increases the social significance of the misconduct and reflects poorly on you personally and the entire party” — underline in VOOP.
Earlier investigators have opened a criminal case on the fact of illegal hunting of bears, which could involve the Governor of the Irkutsk region under article 258 of the criminal code (“Illegal hunting”).
The video, which Levchenko hunting for bear, appeared on YouTube back in September. The sources close to the Governor said that he had a license, and shot him a close range beast was rod, who complained to County residents.
Footage of hunting, supported by information that Levchenko escaped punishment for the murder of a predator caused an uproar among Russians. In Moscow unknown persons in the bear costume held a picket near the building of the Ministry demanding the resignation of Irkutsk Governor.
Video, photo All from Russia.