Animal rights activists hold a banner during a protest of the treatment of stray dogs near the Sochi Winter Olympics countdown clock in Moscow February 8, 2014. Despite Olympic chiefs' high praise for... more 
Animal rights activists hold a banner during a protest of the treatment of stray dogs near the Sochi Winter Olympics countdown clock in Moscow February 8, 2014. Despite Olympic chiefs' high praise for Russia's Games preparations, organisers have attracted mostly negative publicity abroad on everything from unfinished Sochi hotels to reports that stray dogs are being poisoned in the host city. REUTERS/Anton Belitskiy (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS ANIMALS) less 
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