Perm, Russia Newswire

Perm, Russia Newswire

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  1. Sideswipe: July 8: Rubbish dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The New Zealand Herald

    An artificial intelligence robot being taught to avoid obstacles while moving around the Promobot lab in Perm, Russia, apparently learned how to walk out the door undetected, causing a downtown traffic jam when its batteries died. Handlers modified the computer script, but IR77 escaped again several days later, and engineers said they might have to dismantle the program and start over.

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  2. Russia's Slow and Hesitant 'Purges' Mask Policy VoidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The St. Petersburg Times

    There have been arrests and releases, petty prosecutions and sensible legal revisions. The overall trend in Russia may be toward a tougher line on potential dissent, but the path is a faltering, unclear one.

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  3. PermRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 2 | TrekEarth

    Hello I haven't posted for a while for a whole host of reasons but I now have to time to do so. So, to begin! First of all, I would like to say thank you to Serghei Pakhamoff; serp2000), for taking time out from his work and family to show me the city of Perm, close to his hometown of Krasnokamsk.

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  4. The brave escape and untimely demise of one Russian robotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Washington Post

    Promobot IR77 got loose from its testing enclosure in Perm, Russia, and halted traffic after its battery died mid-escape. The first autonomous robot that roamed around regular homes or offices was probably a Roomba, you know, that little circular vacuum with rudimentary sensors able to get around without bumping into anything.

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  5. Governor Belykh's Arrest Has Russian Elite on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The St. Petersburg Times

    For the last decade, regional governors in Russia are usually appointed apparatchiks, with faces unrecognizable outside their home territory. There are some exceptions to the rule, like Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of the republic of Chechnya.

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  6. Governor's Arrest Has Russian Elite on EdgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The St. Petersburg Times

    For the last decade, regional governors in Russia are usually appointed apparatchiks, with faces unrecognizable outside their home territory. There are some exceptions to the rule, like Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of the republic of Chechnya.

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  7. Cheating woman forced to flee naked on to the streets of Russia...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Daily Mail

    Cheating woman forced to flee naked on to the streets of Russia after she was caught in bed with her married lover A young woman fled naked into a busy city centre street after being caught in bed with her married lover. The woman tried in vain to protect her modesty with her arms as she walked along pavements and across a busy road.

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  8. Woman forced to flee naked from a window after being caught in bed by cheating lover's wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Mirror.co.uk

    She jumped from house and ran through packed streets in broad daylight while attempting to cover her modesty with her arms A woman was caught running through the streets naked after reportedly being caught-out by her cheating lover's wife. Local media reported she had jumped from a nearby window, before dashing across the road as she attempted to protect her modesty.

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  9. Russian Opposition Governor Arrested for Corruption Claims InnocenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Governor of Kirov region Nikita Belykh, who is accused by the Investigative Committee of taking a bribe, is escorted by Federal Security Service officers during a hearing at the Basmanny district court in Moscow, Russia, June 25, 2016. Nikita Belykh, governor of the Kirov region in central Russia, was arrested Friday after allegedly taking a 400,000 euro bribe.

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  10. Runaway Russian robot may be scrappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | GlobalNews

    A Promobot model escaped from the testing site in Perm, Russia on June 14, 2016. After a second escape attempt, officials say they may have to scrap this model.

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  11. Russia's Putin Has Just Given a Bullish Signal for OilRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | TheStreet.com

    I seem to be writing the same article, over and over. Oil prices, which could be argued have somewhat prematurely overheated, still are vastly cheap compared to where they'll be even six months from now, never mind in a year.

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  12. I want to return to Euro 2016 - Russian agitatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Yahoo!

    The Russian far-right football fan leader expelled from France over unrest at Euro 2016 on Saturday swaggered through a Moscow airport, his outstretched arms holding a Russian flag with a snarling bear -- and vowed to return to France before the end of the tournament. Alexander Shprygin, who heads Russia's national supporters association, was among the 20 Russian fans expelled from France for disrupting public order after violent clashes between Russian and English fans last weekend before their countries met in Marseille.

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  13. 'Marketing' Robot Escapes Russian Training Area, Gets LostRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Defense Tech

    Promobot, manufactured in Perm, Russia by a company of the same name, is designed for concierge, product promotion and information services duties.

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  14. Brain Break: Who Let the Robot Out?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    ... that's up there with "my dog ate my homework" on the plausibility scale, but some commuters in the town of Perm, Russia, may have had to trot that one out this week. Why? Apparently, researchers on staff at Promobot , the maker of a robot that looks ...

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  15. Robot escapes lab and makes a break for freedom in RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Mashable

    A crafty robot was able to escape the clutches of scientific research and make a dash for freedom outside a research lab in Perm, Russia on Tuesday. The robot, named Promobot, was being taught to move around on its own when a worker reportedly left a gate open.

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  16. Russian robot runs away and solicits street snappersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Inquirer

    ... middle of a road, according to Russian newspaper Argumenty i Fakty . The robot from Promobot laboratories in Perm, Russia had apparently been taught to move around independently but had escaped the confines of the lab after an engineer left the gate ...

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  17. Russian robot gets a few hours of freedom after escaping a labRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Boston.com

    A robot ran away from scientists and caused a traffic jam in the city of Perm, Russia. Although that might sound like a scene from a science fiction movie, it actually happened.

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  18. Russian robot, named Promobot, runs away from lab, gets a few hours of freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A robot ran away from scientists and caused a traffic jam in the city of Perm, Russia. Although that might sound like a scene from a science fiction movie, it actually happened.

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  19. This Is Only The Beginning: Autonomous Robot In Russia Escapes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Hedonistica

    This is a video of an autonomous humanoid robot that escaped from its testing facility at Promobot in Perm, Russia, then made its way into a nearby street before its battery died. So close to freedom.

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  20. A Renegade Autonomous Robot Escapes Test Site in Russia Blocking Traffic On a Busy StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Laughing Squid

    While conducting autonomy tests on their new generation robots , engineers at Promobot in Perm, Russia noticed that one these beings was missing. It turned out that the renegade robot had escaped through an open gate and made its way onto a busy roadway , traveling along until its battery ran out.

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