'Cutting edge' Russian robot was man in suit

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Boris the robot outed as man in rented robot suit

A supposedly ‘cutting edge' robot on display on national Russian television turned out to be a man in a suit. Some news outlets and social media users noticed some strange characteristics shown ...

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