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Russian Governor Claims Alien Abduction

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has been urged to investigate a prominent politician who claims he was abducted by Aliens, reports The Sun.Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, the leader of the country's southern region of Kalymkia, told a primetime
PTI May 08, 2010 11:28 IST
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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has been urged to investigate a prominent politician who claims he was abducted by Aliens, reports The Sun.

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, the leader of the country's southern region of Kalymkia, told a primetime television show he was taken on a spaceship sent to Earth and met extra-terrestrials wearing yellow spacesuits.

Now a Russian politician fears Mr Ilyumzhinov may have divulged state secrets and wants him investigated.

Mr Ilyumzhinov told television host Vladimir Pozner on Channel One on April 26 that he had spent several hours in the company of aliens.

He said they visited his apartment in downtown Moscow on September 18, 1997.

The leader said he was falling asleep when he heard someone calling him from the balcony.

Ilyumzhinov went outside and said he saw the spaceship which was a "half-transparent half tube".

He went inside and met human-like creatures in yellow spacesuits.

Ilyumzhinov said he could not communicate with the aliens.

But said: "I am often asked which language I used to talk to them. Perhaps, it was on a level of the exchange of ideas".

He said the aliens then gave him a tour of their spaceship.

Mr Ilyumzhinov said the alien spaceship had come to planet Earth to take samples - and claims to have several witnesses.

Russian MP Andre Lebedev has called for inquiry into the claims.

And even asked for guidelines on what politicians should do if they are abducted by aliens.

The MP has written a letter to Mr Medvedev raising a list of his concerns.

In his letter he says that - assuming the whole thing was not just a bad joke - it was an historic event and should have been reported to the Kremlin.

He also asks if there are official guidelines for what government officials should do if contacted by aliens, especially if those officials have access to state secrets.

He has been president of Kalmykia, a small Buddhist region of Russia which lies on the shores of the Caspian Sea, for 17 years.

The millionaire former businessman has a reputation as an eccentric character.

As president of the World Chess Federation, he has spent tens of millions of dollars turning the impoverished republic into a mecca for chess players - building an entire village to host international tournaments.