Cute Dogs Survive Round-Up of Strays in Sochi

ABC News' Matt Gutman tweets photo of dogs that escaped the city's recent crackdown on strays.
3:00 | 02/06/14

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And that you started showing us the picture I think that was one of your tweets -- -- over a few of them because you've been. He's been tweeting things that you see along the way we've got a picture some dogs tells -- the dog situation there. There was a concern about rabbit in stray dogs and Sochi ahead of the Olympics. This city which was pretty small before has become a massive construction site we talk about the 51 billion dollars through a whole lot of stuff done -- today's. And it created a stray dog problem according to the Russian authorities here they were concerned that some of them might attack. Some of the visitors -- the athletes and so there's been a company hired to call the dogs by poisoning them. Still -- see a lot of stray dogs most of them. I haven't seen one that was in -- -- hostile most of pretty docile just. Minding their own business but it's also raised pretty big controversy not only here in Russia but in the US a lot of people very upset. About the calling of these dogs. It's an unfortunate thing I don't think it can be stopped at this point but it is it a source of some controversy here in Russia.

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