In addition, the Department of State policy and regulation in the field of environmental protection and ecological safety was developed and approved method of assessing harm to wildlife and the Red Book. Thus, in 2009, provided tools for effective compliance and enforcement in all areas of human impact on the environment. However, the Ministry has not yet reveal details of approved and completed procedures. Shooting Altai argali population of these animals posed a threat to law enforcement authorities are still not commented about a possible shooting passengers Mi-8 helicopter crashed in the Altai, which included senior officials, the Red Book of endangered animals. Recall that according to unofficial versions cause of a helicopter crash was the poaching, during which passengers directly from the board fired in the rare animals listed in the Red Book of the International Red Book.
In addition, Altai argali is sacrosanct animals indigenous Altai people. Local residents believe that after the crash of the Mi-8 and related developments of the population of the Altai mountain sheep (argali argali, or) may leave familiar to those of red-animal habitat. Locals who know the peculiarities of these animals, they say that they can get away from the Altai Mountains in Mongolia or China. Local Altai, suggest that among the dead animals was leader of the flock, and in connection with his death the main stage could take a run, and it means that other animals will be difficult to survive, and they may be doomed. Thus, the new method of calculating damages environment.