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Russia adds gun slinging to its humanoid space robot's list of helpful skills

Mashable

Just in time for the rise in global military tensions, Russian officials have released video that's sure to calm fears all around: a death dealing humanoid robot that shoots handguns.


Yahoo hack: Russia denies involvement after US charges two FSB officers over 'state-sponsored' cyber attack

The Independent

The Russian government says that its agents weren't involved in hacking 500 million Yahoo accounts after the US charged two spies two spies over a "state-sponsored" cyber attack.



Russian robots can seek and destroy humans from over four miles away

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A new pair of Russian robots has been developed that can track and attack humans from more than four miles away.


Is Russia developing a drone army?

AITopics Original Links

Emerging from a lake, a giant amphibious drone gingerly picks its way over Russia's Rzhevka military training ground.


Russian plane crash probe rules out explosion

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) — Flight recorders revealed no evidence of an explosion on board a Russian plane that crashed into the Black Sea, killing all 92 on board, but investigators haven't ruled out foul play, a military official said Thursday.


Russian plane crash probe rules out explosion

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) — Flight recorders revealed no evidence of an explosion on board a Russian plane that crashed, killing all 92 on board, but investigators haven't ruled out a deliberate mechanical impact to down the plane, a military official said Thursday.


Google's New Vacation App Was 280 Years In the Making

WIRED

Kalingrad is a Russian seaport named for a Soviet revolutionary. It sits near the Baltic Sea, between Poland and Lithuania, and it's a place where pre-Putin Russian leaders would occasionally threaten to install nuclear missiles. But in the 18th century, it was a city called Königsberg in the German kingdom of Prussia. And it was a math problem.


Russia in search of a new strategy in Syria

Al Jazeera

For the second time in months, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said "we will fight on to liberate every inch of our land".


Iron Man is closer as Vladimir Putin's scientists reveal 'Ivan the Terminator'

Daily Mail

This metal marvel might just be the soldier of the future... but far from being science fiction, this one is real.