Conservationists have asked the GP to check the online games where animals are tortured

© Fotolia / PavloКот at the computer. Archival photoConservationists have asked the GP to check the online games where animals are tortured© Fotolia / Pavlo

The Foundation of the revival of the environment «Territory of peace» has asked the leadership of the Prosecutor General and Roskomnadzor to check the sites that contain games with animal abuse.

The reason for going to the authorities were the results of the monitoring conducted by Foundation staff. The letter, a copy of which is available to RIA Novosti, together with screenshots of those pages has already been sent to the Prosecutor General of Russia Yuri Chaika and the head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov.

The Foundation requests the leadership of the departments «to organize carrying out of checks on this treatment and if there are grounds to take comprehensive response measures to ban further distribution of online content, promote and provoke in the child and adolescent environment, cruelty and violence towards animals».

Considerable attention has gained recent history «in Khabarovsk zhivoderok». A criminal case was initiated in October 2016, after the Internet got photos and videos with the killings of dogs and cats. The suspects in the case were a student, a freshman Alina Orlova and her roommate Alyona Savchenko, who took the animal «in good hands» ads. Several owners have found their former charges in dead animals. At that time the girls were 17 years old.

In many cities of Russia, there were mass pickets and rallies demanding real term of imprisonment for perpetrators and increasing the punishment under article «cruelty to animals». The same requirements contained the petition, posted on the Internet. On Friday, the court of Industrial area of Khabarovsk has sentenced to imprisonment of all defendants in this case, assigning 3 to 4 years and 3 months imprisonment, immediate punishment for the killing of animals for each of the girls was 150 hours of compulsory work.