Preview – Born to be Free: Saving Russia’s Whales

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Picture Publicist: Jamie Fry. Photographer: Pro Co.

This hard-hitting documentary by a group of free-diving female Russian journalists examines the brutal conditions that have to be endured by beluga whales which are sent to American aquariums and sea parks.

Eighteen beluga whales are followed, which have been captured and kept under cramped conditions, and also ended up being at the centre of a fierce legal battle for their freedom.

Born to be Free: Saving Russia’s Whales is on Channel 4 at 23.25.

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