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Fun |  Events |  08.05.21

Underwater Robotics Competition Held in Vladivostok

The All-Russian Underwater Robotics Competition was held in Vladivostok on Friday, May 7. It was attended by 25 teams of schoolchildren and students from different regions of Russia who demonstrated their ability to design and control underwater robots, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the Circle Movement of the National Technology Initiative

Business |  Events |  05.05.21

Novosibirsk Residents Create Useful Mobile Applications

The results of the A-START competition were summed up in the Novosibirsk Technopark, where the innovators presented various projects, VN.ru reports.  Alim Bashirzade became one of the winners. His project is related to the aquarium fish zebrafish that are used for humanitarian purposes. These fishes help in testing new drugs, even before experiments with mice

Business |  Technology |  04.05.21

Female Cosmonaut to Become Russian Crew Member

The only woman in the Russian cosmonaut corps, Anna Kikina, joined the crew for a flight to the ISS in 2022, RIA News reports with reference to a source in the rocket and space industry.   “Crews are scheduled for the flight in 2022. Oleg Artemyev, Denis Matveev, and Sergey Korsakov will be preparing for the

Business |  Technology |  30.04.21

Laboratory for Smart Home Programming Education to Appear in Rostov

A smart-laboratory “Legrand” with equipment for studying the operation of automated systems for providing residential and industrial premises with water, heat, and electricity will appear at the Don State Technical University (DonSTU).  It is planned that the Rostov university students will begin classes in the laboratory in September 2021. Its premises will be divided into

Business |  Technology |  28.04.21

GAZelle and GAZon Cars to Receive Automatic Transmission

The patents for selectors of automatic transmissions for two models of GAZ cars of the GAZelle Next and GAZon Next families have appeared in the database of the Federal Institute of Industrial Property, Zarulem reports.   It is specified that GAZelle Next will be equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission Punch 6L50. For GAZon Next, the

Business |  Technology |  28.04.21

Russians Named Top Spheres of Country’s Technological Development

Specialists from the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) conducted a survey of Russians in order to find out their attitude to the country’s technological leadership and its importance for the state. The study showed that the majority of Russians (82 per cent) consider technological leadership an important condition for the independence of the state. 

Business |  Technology |  27.04.21

Russian T-14 ‘Armata’ Tank Operates in Unmanned Mode

The general director of the “Rostec” state corporation, Sergey Chemezov, revealed the peculiarities of the control of the robotic version of the newest T-14 “Armata” tank. According to him, the tank can be controlled by both the crew and artificial intelligence, RIA News reports.   As the press service of the Uralvagonzavod concern reported, the Armata

Videos |  Technology |  26.04.21

Russian Rocket Launched From Vostochny Cosmodrome [Video]

The launch of the Soyuz-2.1b rocket from the Vostochny cosmodrome took place today, on April 26, 2021, the press service of the ‘Roscosmos’ state space corporation reports.   The Soyuz-2.1b rocket was launched from the Vostochny cosmodrome at 1.14 am Moscow time. It is noted that all 36 British ‘OneWeb’ satellites have been successfully launched into

Videos |  Technology |  26.04.21

Russian Armoured Limousines Became Available for Pre-order [Video]

The armoured limousine Aurus Senat has become available for pre-order both on various resources on the Internet and through the official partners of the brand (the Panavto and Avilon companies), the analytical agency Avtostat reports with reference to RIA News.  According to the Aurus Sales Director, Artem Yusupov, the transfer of the first Aurus Senat

Business |  Technology |  26.04.21

NPF Safmar: Russians Choose Online Services

Russian Non-Governmental Pension Fund (NPF) SAFMAR notes the growing popularity of online customer service. In March 2021, 71 per cent of applications for the payment of funded pension in the company and 93 per cent of applications for changing personal data were submitted through a personal account on the website and in the mobile application,

Business |  Events |  22.04.21

Russian Social Network Created Sticker Packs With Sound

The ‘Odnoklassniki’ Russian social network (OK) has created stickers with sound. This is a new format for visual communication in private messages and comments, the press service of the social network reports. Stickers are available both in the desktop version and in the latest versions of mobile applications for iOS and Android.   “We are constantly

Business |  Technology |  22.04.21

Russian Scientists Created New Material for 3D Printing

Specialists of the National Research Centre “Kurchatov Institute” have developed a composite material that makes it possible to create components for power plants and medical devices using 3D printing technology, TASS reports.  Scientists have developed a new slurry formulation for making ceramic products using 3D printing technology. The materials obtained have an optimal combination of