A polar bear invasion is terrorizing Russians on a remote Arctic island with more than 50 beasts besieging one town.
A state of emergency has been declared on Soviet nuclear testing archipelago Novaya Zemlya as the beasts enter the front doors of apartment blocks.
Despite the siege, residents have been warned they face prosecution is they shoot the endangered species.
People are “afraid to go outside” and “daily life is in turmoil”, said deputy head of local administration, Aleksandr Minayev.
He said: “Parents are wary of letting children go to…