Permanent representative of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea Borys Babin stated that after the annexation of Crimea combat dolphins, which were considered one of the divisions of naval forces of Ukraine of Ukraine, refused to obey the Russian invaders, ceased to eat and died of starvation. He told about it in the comments he said in comments to the resource “Explorer.”
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“Trained Navy in Sevastopol dolphins were in contact with their coaches through special whistles. The Russians got the whistles and all the rest of the special property of corresponding military units, but trained animals not only refused to cooperate with the new Russian coach, but refused to eat and after some time died,” he said.
“It is very sad that a lot of Ukrainian military, who in 2014 were stationed in Crimea, treated the question of the oath of allegiance banner is much worse than these dolphins,” — said the permanent representative of the President.
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He also said that as of 2018 the Navy APU is no practical or research work on the use of marine mammals. “The military units who were engaged in it, came from the occupied Crimea without property and animals,” said Babin.
Recall that in 2014 the so-called “authorities” of the Crimea declared the subordination of the state aquarium, where trained martial dolphins, the Ministry of defence.
As previously reported “FACTS” in the Odessa area tourists rescued dolphins.