The Kollie
Cybernetic organism
At the beginning of the Cold War, all efforts of Soviet science were concentrated on creating a perfect weapon. A secret Soviet project to create a robot-cyborg was started in 1958. The scientific consultant was a Nobel Prize laureate V.Manuilov. As well as designers, medics and engineers also took part in the construction of the robot. Mice, rats and dogs were used in experiments to test if it was safe for humans. The use of monkeys was also considered, but dogs were chosen as they were easier to train and were calmer than monkeys. Consequently this project got the name “The Kollie” and existed for almost 10 years. Under orders from the Central Committee on 4 th January 1969 project “The Kollie" was closed down, and all the information became classified.
 
In 1991 all information about project “The Kollie” became unclassified.
In 2010 the scientific achievements of Soviet scientists involved in project “The Kollie” were implemented to save my dog’s life. In the Autumn of the same year, my parents went on an excursion to the city of Suzdal.They took the dog with them self. Her name is Charma, but we call it "The Kollie", because it never be the same again.
CREDITS:

Designer................................Dima Izotov
Photography.........................Marina Izotova
Music......................................Wolfframe (D.Morozov)
Font........................................Alexandra Hofman
THANKS................................Victoryia Korabelnikova
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