At the conference Russia is a country of opportunities, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu announced that Russia is planning to begin mass production of combat robots in 2018, Kommersant news outlet reports.
"We began to create combat robots. Their government and military tests are coming to an end and I hope that this year we will begin the mass production," Shoygu said.
He also talked about the completion of work on demining robotics equipment. "Today, such robots are already mass-produced... We do not stop work for a single day, not even for one hour," the Russian minister added.
Earlier the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia reported that it created the robot which can check internet media for publications of an extremist nature.