Her name is Valentina Petrenko. She's a senator in the Russian Federation, representing the Republic of Khakassia, and her hair appears to defy the laws of nature. Petrenko has apparently been a curiosity in Russia for some time, but they appear to be no closer to explaining her towering curls than we are.
Australian news editor Alex Bruce-Smith shared photos of the senator's incomparable hair:
Many people were in awe of the indescribable hairstyle: