At the end of the 1800s, a woman in Barcelona took to kidnapping small children, sometimes as newborns, raising them as her own and forcing them into prostitution as soon as they were able. When they became too old, or if they fell sick, she would kill them and sell ointments and remedies made with… Continue reading Uncovering the Russian Abuser of Infants
Here at Big Hearts Foundation, what we work to improve is animal welfare in Russia. However, what we also care about immensely is what people think – namely, what they think about the animals we are trying to help and how to change the minds of those that don’t care (yet). It is because of… Continue reading Your opinion is needed
An exciting event for Big Hearts is around the corner! This February, our Foundation will participate at one of the largest events at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Organised by the LSE Students’ Union Russian Business Society, the Russian Business Week will bring together prominent Russian businessmen, journalists, writers and students to… Continue reading Big Hearts Foundation at the Russian Business Week!
What would you do with 137 Euros per month? 137 Euros is roughly equivalent to £105 or $150. Not go out for dinner, that’s for sure. Or drinks. You would start thinking about what foods cost less (potatoes, onions, carrots..) and what you can do without (sugar) or have to absolutely have (bread). You’d stop… Continue reading A cry for help from a Big Heart
Saved from a sure death in a fur farm, Tuzik is now one of the happiest animals in Totem. Let’s start from the beginning. Tuzik was born in a fur farm. Considered concentration camps for animals, these facilities usually provide fur-bearers with basic care – enough to make them grow gorgeous pelts that will then be harvested.… Continue reading Tuzik the feisty fox
After the Baikal Seal, found only in Lake Baikal, we’re going to take a look at very different mammal: the Snow Sheep (Ovis nivicola). Closely related to the North American BigHorn Sheep, this animal is a tough-looking ruminant that lives up in the rocky mountains of North and Central Siberia. Not much is known about the… Continue reading The Snow Sheep
Starving, confused and disoriented, last week a wild boar was caught in the streets of Khabarovsk. Sounds easy, doesn’t it? It’s most definitely not. While the wild boar is one of the most dangerous animals to hunt, catching one is even more dangerous, especially when you don’t have state-of-the-art equipment but have to rely on… Continue reading A new guest at Utyos