The hard times are over for these bears who found shelter in a Ukrainian village

The hard times are over for these bears who found shelter in a Ukrainian village

In (the village of) Berezovka near Zhytomyr, Ukraine, a shelter for bears helps animals with a troubled past to recover.
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Thousands are fleeing as Taal volcano may erupt again

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