Even Crimea’s Dolphins Join Russian Forces, State Media Says

By Charlotte Alfred

A Soviet-era military program training dolphins and seals for combat will be revived in Crimea after its annexation by Russia, according to Russian state media.

The so-called combat dolphins will be re-trained, re-equipped and deployed battle-ready to the Russian Navy, an employee at the aquarium in Sevastopol told Voice Of Russia on Wednesday.

Russian troops have ousted Ukrainian forces in Crimea and seized their ships and military bases after Russia incorporated the peninsula as part of the country last week, a move denounced as illegal by Ukraine.

As Russian passports are distributed and Crimea’s residents …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green