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Parallel world. Russia

ID #1694765067
Added Fri, 15/09/2023
Author July N.

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Kareliya, Respublika

In January 1917, the small village of Yurinvaare, located in Northern Karelia, witnessed an amazing incident. No one had heard of flying saucers back then, but it was at this time that a local woman, Annie Lattu, was abducted by aliens. This case remained little-known and did not receive wide coverage, but its details, told by the abducted woman herself, leave many questions and arouse the interest of researchers.

Anni Lattu was an ordinary resident of Yurinvaare, who lived in her modest house away from the hustle and bustle. At the end of January 1917, she disappeared for a few days, and her neighbors believed that she had gone to visit her daughter. However, when Annie returned, she told an amazing story that shocked the whole village.

According to Annie, a huge car that resembled a large washbasin descended from the sky to the ground near her house. A ladder descended from this car, along which small creatures descended. The woman resisted, but was forcibly captured and taken away on board this mysterious car. It was warm and cozy inside, and the chairs were very soft and comfortable. Annie noted that there was no noise inside, and this created a feeling of comfort completely different from conventional vehicles.

During the journey, Annie Lattu witnessed many incredible phenomena and miracles. She claimed that she was lifted above the earth and even flew between the stars. Surprisingly, she could understand the language of these little creatures, although she herself did not communicate with them. One of them was talking to her right in her head.

After returning to the village, Annie often told her story, but many believed that she was just hallucinating because of a fever or dreamed it all. However, Annie herself insisted that what happened was a reality, not a dream. Her house was cold, but that didn't explain her vivid memories.

This mysterious case was mentioned in the local newspaper Kurkijokelainen, which published the memories of the villagers of Kurkijoki before and during the war. In one of the articles written by Latomyaen Aino, the story of Annie Lattu was mentioned. This attracted the attention of researcher Maurits Hietamaki from Research Finland, who decided to interview a woman who was a child at the time and lived next to Annie Lattu.

It turned out that Annie Lattu was a lonely woman who always lived alone, although she was considered a widow. Her husband, Juho, lived separately and died 11 years after her. Annie often recalled what had happened and told her neighbors and fellow villagers about it. This confirms the seriousness of her words and raises additional questions about the nature of this mysterious incident.

Thus, the story of Annie Lattu about the alien abduction in Yurinvaar remains a mystery to this day. Her stories are of interest to researchers and naturalists who are trying to unravel the mystery of UFOs and contacts with alien civilizations.


This happened long before the term "flying saucers" appeared, and few people know about this case. It happened at the end of January 1917, in Yurinvaara, North Karelia, currently this territory belongs to Russia, but at that time it was the territory of Finland. A local woman, Annie Lattu, was abducted by aliens in those last days of January.

Anni Lattu, lived alone in her small house in Yurinvaara, about 6 km west of Kurkijoki. She disappeared for a few days, and the villagers decided that she had gone to visit her daughter. But when she came back, she told an incredible story.

Annie told her fellow villagers that a large car similar to a large washbasin fell to the ground near her house from the sky (note that the term "flying saucer" did not exist at all at that time, but the large washbasins of that time used by residents were similar to large soup plates, so this is the first case of the appearance of UFOs in the form of a "plate"), a ladder descended from this "washbasin", along which small creatures descended. 

Although Annie resisted and did not want to go with them, she was taken on board by force, and they flew very quickly, according to her, these creatures, whom she called "demons" showed her everything, and there were "many miracles".

It was warm and cozy inside the car, there were very soft and comfortable chairs, it glowed inside, and did not make "any noise, not at all like on the train."

Annie Lattu said that she was lifted above the world and even between the stars, and somehow she could understand the language of small creatures, although she did not speak to them. During the trip, one person communicated with her and his voice sounded right in her head.

She often repeated her story in the area, but people thought she must have been hallucinating from fever because her house was cold, or maybe she just had a dream. However, Annie Lattu did not agree with these explanations. She continued to claim that it really happened and was not a dream, that she does not have a fever despite the fact that she has a cold house.

This case was first mentioned in the newspaper Kurkijokelainen, which is mainly read by people who used to live in the small community of Kurkijoki in North Karelia. The newspaper, for obvious reasons, contains many memories of life in Kurkijoki before the war (and during the war). One of them was a short article written with the signature "Latomyaen Aino", in No. 23 (June 9, 1978) of Kurkiyokelainen.

Because of this article, one of the researchers of Research Finland, Maurits Hietamaki, discovered and interviewed a woman born in 1910, who was still a child at that time and lived in a family that was one of Annie Lattu's neighbors when this event occurred.

This woman told him that in the following years, Annie Lattu often recalled what had happened and constantly returned to the case in conversations with neighbors and fellow villagers.

It turned out that Annie Lattu was born in 1873 and died in 1930, that she was not a widow, although she lived alone. In fact, her husband Juho, who lived separately and died 11 years after her. Anni Lattu was always alone when she visited other villagers, and that was why she was considered a widow. Anni Lattu lived in a small house on the eastern shore of Lake Kankaanlampi, in the village of Alho.

This "devil" abduction event took place between January and Easter 1917. Annie Lattu was doing her daily work when an apparatus landed on the road in front of her house, which she described as having the shape of a washbasin - they then had the shape of large soup plates in the village.

The device had ladders by which Annie was taken on board against her will. There were a lot of little people inside the machine who were moving very fast. Annie Lattu never talked about their clothes, and she didn't seem to have any idea what kind of little people they were.

Since the religious people in the village decided that these little people were devils, Annie agreed with this and later called them "demons".

From Annie's story, which an eyewitness remembered, it turned out that these little people had a leader with whom she communicated, perhaps with the help of telepathy. Annie had been inside the ship for several days; they had traveled around the world and approached the stars. 

Annie was also asked to stay, but she didn't want to. It was comfortably warm inside the ship, and the seats were comfortable. Finally, Annie was brought back to the same place from where she was taken, that is, to the road near her house.

Other villagers thought that Annie had a fever (her house was very cold in winter), and she probably had feverish dreams. Annie never admitted this and often talked about what had happened because she could not understand who these little people were and what they needed from her.

After the abduction, according to the witness, Annie had the ability to predict the future and she became a well-known fortune teller in the district.


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