22 Apr '11, 10am

Dead 'alien' in Russia a hoax -- it's made out of stale bread

Dead 'alien' in Russia a hoax -- it's made out of stale bread

The dead 'alien' found half buried in the snow in Russia turns out to be a hoax. It was made out of stale bread and chicken skin. According to the Daily Mail, two friends -- Timur Hilall, 18, and Kirill Vlasov, 19 -- shot the video showing the creature's mangled body in Irkutsk, Siberia. The video became an internet sensation and even got the Kremlin involved. The teens admitted to their prank when questioned by the police. A spokesperson from the Russian interior ministry said: "We found the alien in one of the student's homes," he said. "It was lying under his bed and an examination of it revealed it had been made of bread crumbs which were covered in chicken skin." As for the fate of the youngsters, a police spokesperson said: "What are we going to do with them? We have not yet decided. "We will be looking to see if a crime has been committed in connection with the use ...

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