Russia is preparing an army of robots and drones to unleash on its enemies Vladimir Putin has ordered his military to modernise and create “intelligent weapons”, the country’s Deputy Prime Minister has warned. The announcement comes just weeks after the country’s rustbucket aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov was mocked as it belched out acrid smoke

while steaming through the English Channel towards Syria. But Dmitry Rogozin says Russia is ready to unleash a hi-tech military within years. He told Russian news agency TASS: “Much has been done, we have made major technological progress. FULL REPORT