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When Ivan was offered a wolf cub, he immediately agreed, partly out of curiosity but also to save an animal that would otherwise have been put down.

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The human family members don’t possess a single bed between them, Ivan sleeps on the floor next to his wolf and Sasha makes herself as comfortable as she can on armchairs in the kitchen.

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The wolf ran off and Ivan shed many tears over the parting of his good friend and companion.

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Sery is a year-and-a-half old now and getting too big for Ivan’s modest one-room city flat. A voyage to the most inaccessible islands in Russia's Far East, Bear with Me. An RTD crew visits Ivan’s ‘pack’ to find out more about living with a wild predator. Sery can be seen devouring a whole chicken, playing with Sasha and the dogs, sitting in Ivan’s arms or being walked around the city on a heavy iron leash. When Ivan was offered a wolf cub, he immediately agreed, partly out of curiosity but also to save an animal that would otherwise have been put down. Now Ivan’s goal is to buy a house in the country with an enclosure where his pet wolf can roam freely.

The making of Freed to be Wild. They tied the horse to a tree and kept the bird beside them. RTD visits Ivan and his pet wolf in the Southern city of Volgograd to find out more about taming a predator.

A homemade submarine & other outstanding creations made by Russian inventors, The Town of Little Angels. Ivan Tsarevich is a placeholder of sorts for the male protagonist of many famous Russian folk, myths and legends (Ivan is one of the most common names in Russia). An RTD crew visits Ivan’s ‘pack’ to find out more about living with a wild predator. New films straight to your inbox the day they’re posted!

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Ivan took it home to live with his daughter, Sasha, and two dogs.

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Read RT Privacy policy to find out more. The promise and reality of animal welfare law in Russia, Chukotka: Unconquered. The wolf has lived with Ivan, his daughter and two dogs ever since, and soon became a part of the family, as well as regularly attracting media attention.

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They named their pet wolf, Sery, which means ‘grey’ in Russian, and he soon became a part of Ivan’s family. Ivan took it home to live with his daughter, Sasha, and two dogs. By submitting your information, you agree to receive emails The Story of a Little Giant.

Ivan, the princess, the firebird and golden-maned horse headed home.

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2,100 km by dog sled across Kamchatka’s wild tundra, Good Deed Heroes.

He has to be fed with kilograms of fresh meat and constantly reminded who's in charge. Ivan and the Wolf . Raising a pet wolf is not easy, but Ivan finds the time to share his triumphs and tragedies on social media.

When Sery the wolf first moved in with Ivan, he bit his new master’s toes. EPISODES AND MORE! They named their pet wolf, Sery, which means ‘grey’ in Russian, and he soon became a part of Ivan’s family. Meet the landmine-detecting super rat! The promise and reality of animal welfare law in Russia, Chukotka: Unconquered. EPISODES AND MORE! Terra Somniantes.

A homemade submarine & other outstanding creations made by Russian inventors, The Town of Little Angels. They were still many miles away from the kingdom when they stopped to rest. Ivan’s daughter, Sasha, is training to be a dog handler.

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A voyage to the most inaccessible islands in Russia's Far East, Bear with Me. The volunteer rescue service that gets pets and pensioners out of scrapes, In the Cage. The “biological experiment in socialising a wolf,” as Ivan calls it in his online profile, has proved popular, with more than 2,000 subscribers following the wolf’s daily life and regular visits from curious journalists. Ivan talks about life with a wolf on his Instagram account, where he posts photos of the beast on walks, playing with Ivan… Penguins, scientists and Vostok base, a taste of Antarctica’s magic, Nikita Khrushchev: Between black and white, The Zone. Watch "Ivan and the wolf" on RTD website and on RT’s live feed. Six years after Beslan school siege, VIEWER’S CHOICE: 1,000,000 VIEWS AND MORE. Who is the Beast? Ban on harp seal hunting: an end to brutality or harming traditional hunters? The Story of a Little Giant. As we tag along, we ask if it’s possible to turn a wolf into a pet or whether the call of the …