Russia gives France a dog - level 3
Now, we know they’re for life and not just for Christmas, but Russia may have given France the cutest gift ever. Russian police have given France a puppy to replace police dog Diesel who was killed in a raid following the Paris attacks in November.
The seven-year-old hound was shot during a raid in St Denis which targeted the alleged mastermind of the coordinated killings.
During a ceremony in Moscow, Russia's Interior Ministry handed over a German Shepherd puppy to the French ambassador.
Dobrynya is named after a folklore hero and is intended as a symbol of the unity of nations in the fight against terrorism and as a gesture of solidarity and friendship with France.
Well, we would be friends with anyone who gave us that cutie!
Difficult words: A dog is for life, not just for Christmas (a well-known slogan by a charity), raid (a rapid surprise attack), alleged (we say that something is alleged if we are not 100% sure if it is true), mastermind (a person who plans something complicated), unity (working together), solidarity (unity or agreement of feeling or action, support), cutie (something or somebody who is cute – adorable).
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