Russian fans present DiCaprio with a homemade Oscar

February 26, 2016 5:54 PM

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YAKUTIA, Russia — Come what may at the Academy Awards, Leonardo DiCaprio will have an Oscar — or at least a close replica of the coveted statue.

Residents in Russia’s Far East have made a statue for DiCaprio that bears close resemblance to the Oscar prize and is made from donated metals. Nearly 150 DiCaprio fans from the Yakutia region donated the 1.5 kilograms of silver and 4 grams of gold to make the statue for the American, who is nominat...

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