From a distance, it could be mistaken for one of those wonderful, high-standing furry eastern European hats.
But this Russian Senator's epic hairdo is all real - and it's spectacular.
Valentina Petrenko, 62, represents the Republic of Khakassia in the Russian upper house.
Newsweek said Valentina Petrenko, 62, "looks like a James Bond villian".
"There is something inescapably "Bond villain" about her," the news outlet wrote.
"That cold, steely glare. Fabulous dress sense. Soviet backstory.
"But instead of holding a fluffy white cat on her lap, she wears a permed brown one on her head."
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