“Zhiguli” on avenues, “Volga” on streets 14.04.2021Soviet cars are greeted with welcoming car klaxons honking on the streets of New York, Berlin or Tokyo. It's a long time since German students bought Zhiguli cars, and French farmers acquired Lada Niva. As of today, collectors are chasing Volga, Pobeda (Victory) and Moskvich (Muscovite), which are exhibited in museums and in public squares. For many foreigners, Soviet cars are curiosity and novelty, but for Russian compatriots they symbolize nostalgia and connection with their homeland.
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Cooperation between Russia and France in AI discussed at online forum
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The forum on artificial intelligence, which was first organized by experts from France and Russia, brought together representatives of the federal and municipal authorities, scientists and entrepreneurs of the two countries, TASS reports.
In particular, they touched upon innovative projects in medicine, ecology, education, energy, transport and other areas. Skolkovo Foundation Chairman Arkady Dvorkovich announced Russia's openness to new forms of cooperation. He called the construction of a clinical center of the University of Strasbourg in Moscow a promising cooperation project.
The desire and readiness to cooperate with Russian scientists in the development of technologies with artificial intelligence was announced at the forum by the mayor of Bouillon Jean-Pierre Mascarelli. The deputy of the French National Assembly Michel Larive stated that the developed international ethical charter for the use of technosciences should be available to the entire population of the planet.
Representatives of leading universities and big business from Russia and France spoke at the event. The forum was held at the initiative of the Trade Representation of Russia in France.
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