Russian army demonstrates latest weapon: Cuddly puppies

Russian army demonstrates latest weapon: Cuddly puppies Photo: AP

January 02, 2018 05:24 AM

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Armed Forces has unveiled its latest cutting-edge weapon in a New Year greetings video: cuddly puppies.

After a year of showing off its military might in Syria, the Defense Ministry has taken a softer approach. The one-minute video shows dozens of puppies sharing food and cuddling with each other. Older dogs are shown playing with unidentified officers.

Advertisement

Over 3,000 dogs are employed in the Russian armed forces.

Dogs from the 470th Dog Breeding Center outside Moscow are among the most decorated in Russia. The center won an international competition last summer against the canine forces of Belarus, Egypt, Iran and Uzbekistan.

Credits

(Copyright 2018 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Advertisement

Ahead of Super Bowl, St. Paul Saints Unveil Super Slide

Host Committee Unveils Super Bowl LIVE Food Options

Twin Cities Bumped from List of 20 Cities Amazon is Eyeing for 2nd HQ

MnDOT: Stone Arch Bridge Could Be Closed if Repairs Aren't Made Soon

Attorney: Wright County Sheriff's Office Faces Workplace Harassment Investigation

Planning an NFC Championship Game Watch Party? Tell KSTP

Advertisement