‘It was a dream come true!’ Russian couple are ‘married’ by a 21-stone BEAR

Weddings are always memorable affairs but this Russian couple can truly claim that theirs was unforgettable.

Denis and Nelya said that their dreams came true when a 21-stone BEAR turned up as the guest of honour - and ‘married’ them.

The newlyweds, from Moscow, Russia, wanted brown bear Stepan to witness their nuptials, and they even got him involved in the ceremony itself.

Bear-y special guest: Stepan was the guest of honour at the wedding (Caters)

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And the resulting photos are something you wouldn’t normally find on a Facebook album of the big day.

Denis said: “We both knew Stepan is a very kind bear but still it is a huge, unpredictable animal so we were a bit scared, but still happy to be able to make our dream come true.

"It was a fantastic experience to have this photoshoot with Stepan.

Special day: The newlyweds said having Stepan there was a dream come true (Caters)

Bizarre: The ceremony was not traditional (Caters)

"It is such a special feeling to hug a real, huge bear, and you cannot compare it to anything else.

"We will absolutely remember this day forever.”

We all will.

Top pic: Caters