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The robot Promobot was the tour of the Tula Museum of weapons

Russian robot Promobot the resident company of the SKOLKOVO Foundation, "Promobot" was a tour of the Tula Museum of weapons, he talks about the exhibits and answering visitors ' questions, told RIA Novosti press-service of the company.

It is reported that the robot, who was named the Wealthy, recognize faces and speech, moves independently, avoiding obstacles, and needs no supervision by the person. It can also continue the exposition, supplementing the information about the exhibits with images and videos, which are broadcast on his screen.

The first robot Promobot became a member of IFC Perm

The first Russian humanoid robot Promobot the resident company of the SKOLKOVO Foundation, "Promobot" became a member of the multifunctional center of Perm "My documents", it accepts the documents and enters the data into the information system, told RIA Novosti press-service of the company.

The robot can replicate human emotions: moving eyes, eyebrows, lips and other "muscles", to chat and answer questions. Overall, it can play more than 600 variants of micromite person. The appearance of the robot created by the neural network: based on the analysis of the appearance of several thousands of Russian women was created by the generalized image - a girl with brown hair and brown eyes. Experts Promobot also used their technology to create artificial skin.

Cannon responded to the invitation for Russia "to go the way of Ukraine"

. Senator Alexei Pushkov said on the words of former assistant Secretary of state Victoria Nuland, who advised Russia to follow the example of Ukraine.

Earlier, the diplomat said that the best scenario for Moscow is to become the "Ukrainian way" to become "more democratic and free state".

The Lithuanian foreign Ministry summoned the representative of the Russian Embassy

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Lithuania summoned on Thursday the representative of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in addressing the State Duma the bill which withdraws the condemnation of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and its secret protocols, according to the website of the Embassy of the Russian Federation.

Earlier the Deputy of the state Duma Alexei Zhuravlev introduced in the lower house a bill which proposed to annul the decision of the Council of people's deputies of December 24, 1989, condemning the signing of the Soviet-German non-aggression Pact of 1939. According to the Deputy, the decision "inconsistent with the principles of historical justice and customary in the context of growing political instability of those years, coupled with pressure from external forces." The Duma initiative was supported by 38 scientists, public figures and officers, have sent an open letter Zhuravlev and house speaker Vyacheslav Volodin.

In the world COVID-19 contracted almost seven million people

Worldwide COVID-19 contracted nearly 7 million people, most cases currently have in the region of the Americas and South Asia, said at a briefing in Geneva the Director General of the world organization of health tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus.

"The who reported nearly 7 million cases COVID-19 and nearly 400 thousand deaths. Although the situation in Europe is improving in the world it is getting worse. For 9 of the past 10 days reported more than 100 thousand cases COVID-19. Yesterday reported more than 136 thousand cases, the largest number for the day," he said.

In the Federation Council called the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact was a necessary step for the Soviet Union

The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact after the Munich agreement and a series of pacts between European countries was a necessary diplomatic step for the Soviet Union, told RIA Novosti on Monday a member of the international Committee of the Federation Council Alexei Kondratiev.

Earlier the Deputy of the state Duma Alexei Zhuravlev introduced in the lower house a bill which proposed to annul the decision of the Council of people's deputies of December 24, 1989, condemning the signing of the Soviet-German non-aggression Pact of 1939. According to the Deputy, the decision "inconsistent with the principles of historical justice and customary in the context of growing political instability of those years, coupled with pressure from external forces." The Duma initiative was supported by 38 scientists, public figures and officers, have sent an open letter Zhuravlev and house speaker Vyacheslav Volodin.

ROC: civil society in Eastern Europe - for Christian values

The Moscow Patriarchate has put civil society in Eastern Europe the example of other European countries, where even defending traditional Christian values, including during a pandemic.

"Pushed by the new liberal laws continue to find resistance from the civil society of the countries of Eastern Europe where yet are based on traditional Christian values", - wrote in his Telegram the head of the Synodal Department of the Moscow Patriarchate on relations of the Church with society and mass-media Vladimir Legoyda.

The ILO called security measures in offices to combat COVID-19

The international labour organization (ILO) called security measures that can be maintained to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on jobs in the coming months.

According to the Director of the ILO Bureau for countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia Olga Kulaeva, when resuming work after an epidemic may remain the requirement to enter the Elevator one by one, keep a distance of at least two meters between people, to change periods of work of employees in the office and at home, they do not intersect in the same room. Also it is possible to differentiate the routes of movement inside the building: for example, one corridor people come into the room, and come out of it differently.