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Top Russian Official Meets With Pamela Anderson

  • Associated Press

FILE - American actress and animal right activist Pamela Anderson is seen in a Nov. 12, 2015, photo.

FILE - American actress and animal right activist Pamela Anderson is seen in a Nov. 12, 2015, photo.

A top Russian official has met with American actress turned animal rights activist Pamela Anderson at the Kremlin to discuss wildlife conservation.

During the televised Monday meeting with President Putin's chief of staff Sergei Ivanov, Anderson expressed her concern about the fate of Russian seals and the prevalence of sea aquariums that keep belugas, orcas and dolphins in captivity.

In his opening remarks, Ivanov praised the former “Baywatch” star for an opportunity to discuss issues of conservation “in the company of beautiful women.”

This is not the first time the pair has met. Ivanov said the two discussed Russian biodiversity in Vladivostok during an economic forum in September.

Anderson is known for her risque methods of drawing attention to wildlife conservation, including posing nude to protest the fur industry.

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