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Russia’s Young Innovators Build the Future at Rukami Festival

More than 300 young inventors and innovators from across Russia put their ideas on display at the Rukami (“By hands”) Festival in Moscow this weekend.

From smart lighting and parks for future cities to automatic systems for municipal solid waste, this event, centered around the theme of digital evolution, was full of new ideas for how technology can help build the future.

According to the organizers, more than 20,000 people visited this year’s event.

Here are some highlights from the festival:

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