Sunday, 26. October 2014
29. 05. 14. - 04:20
29. 05. 14. - 04:20
This cat has become a star in Russia -- by impersonating a Russian soldier and standing to attention every time the national anthem is played. The cat's owner Oleg Bouboulin, 34, said: "I can only assume she's been watching the parades out the window because we don't have a TV. When I first heard the anthem on the radio and saw her at the same time I realised she really was standing to attention. I called my girlfriend on the phone and she didn't believe me, then when she came home I played the anthem again on my mobile phone and she had to admit it was the truth." His girlfriend Yana Roukinova, 32, then took a video of the Russian anthem loving cat, which shows how the pet instantly snapped to attention and stays without moving a muscle while the anthem plays. She even knows when it is expecting to end, and relaxes as the final notes played. Although Yana had a different interpretation. She said it was clear the cat could not understand why its owner did not stand to attention with the proper respect for the anthem was playing, and instead sat in bed laughing. She said: "Oleg made her uncomfortable." The video of the cat called Margo has been a hit in Russia, with most people posting the comment: "Don't show this to the Americans."
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A corrupt MEP caught by a British newspaper offering to propose amendments to EU laws in exchange for 100,000 euros a year has been given a three-year-jail term.
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The two Austrian teenage girls who became ‘poster girls’ for the jihad in Syria are now desperate to come home after getting completely disillusioned with their new lifestyles.
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Apple Truck Causes Traffic Jam
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Farmer Cleared Over Wolf Shooting
Furious animal rights campaigners have accused an Austrian farmer of lying after he shot dead a wolf that he claimed he thought was a fox.
Rare Bald Ibis Makes Microlight Flight To Italy
The project to introduce an extinct bird back to Europe is hailing success after successfully negotiating a new route over the Alps and training 14 Northern Bald Ibises how to fly south to winter feeding grounds in southern Tuscany.
Pat On The Back From Manure Explosive
A traffic cop in Austria got more than he bargained for after a booby trap covered him head-to-toe in manure as he was trying to catch people speeding.
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