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Self-driving Trucks to Appear on Moscow Roads in 2017

Light commercial GAZel and Hyundai models will transport goods autonomously but under the supervision of a person

House Made from 12,000 Champagne Bottles Built in Urals

A resident of Tomino in the Chelyabinsk Region has built a house out of 12,000 champagne bottles

UberEats Now Available in Moscow

Uber officially announced the launch of UberEats in Moscow, according to a press release

Russian Spaceship to Take Tourists into Space

A ticket for a trip on the first Russian reusable suborbital vehicle for tourists will cost approximately $200,000-250,000, RIA Novosti reported yesterday

House in Moscow Suburbs Built Using 3D-Printer

Russian company Apis Cor built a house in Stupino near Moscow with the help of a special 3D-printer that it had designed

World's First ‘Gadget’ Restaurant to Open in Moscow

The world's first restaurant devoted to electronic devices will open in Moscow in late February, the restaurant’s founders told Afisha.Daily

Russia Begins Testing a New Fighter Jet

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the beginning of flight tests of the Russian MiG-35

Put an Idea on the Map: What Moskovsky District Wants

Ideas for upgrading the Moskovsky district in St. Petersburg to be collected in one atlas

Women Rule: Three Friends Launch Carsharing Service in Moscow

Ekaterina Makarova, Elena Muradova and Loriana Sardar launched BelkaCar, a carsharing service featuring a fleet of 350 blue and orange Kia Rios, in October 2016

Russian Security Forces to Get Latest Weapons for Underwater Shooting

In 2018, Russian security forces will receive new machine guns, adapted for firing both underwater and on land

‘The Rise of the Machines’ Museum to Open in Moscow

Visitors are allowed to touch the exhibits, take photos and even interact with the items on display

Uber and Gett May Introduce Monthly Passes in Moscow

Taxi services Uber and Gett may introduce a new monthly pass service in Moscow

Roscosmos to Spend $86 Million on Mars Endeavour

Russian space agency Roscosmos is inviting tenders in order to begin a joint project with the European Space Agency to explore Mars

Russia's Rostec Subsidiary Creates New Eye-Controlled Prototype

Its purpose is to simplify human interaction with computers, smart phones and smart household appliances

Super-Icebreaker Project Begins In Russia

Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin announced on Dec. 13 that a new Russian icebreaker was being developed in St. Petersburg

Russian Navy to Get Robot That Imitates Submarine Movements

Marine engineering bureau CDB Rubin has developed a concept design for the “Surrogate” underwater robotic vehicle for the Russian Navy

Rosatom to Build a Radiation Centre in Brazil

The United Innovation Corporation (OIC), a subsidiary of Rosatom, will set up a radiation centre in Brazil

Vostochny Cosmodrome to Test Returnable Rockets

The Vostochny Cosmodrome will attempt to use returnable rockets in the future

ISS to Simulate Coldest Place in Universe in 2017

The International Space Station, or ISS, plans to conduct an experiment on cold atoms by simulating the coldest part of the universe

Muscovites to Be First to Get 5G

Russian mobile operators are ready to introduce blazing fast 5G Internet and Muscovites will get the first chance to test it

Khakassia Unveils Airboat For Extreme Tourism

Unlike other watercraft, this boat is easier to control, has a high load capacity and better maneuverability