This report, the twenty-third in a series of biweekly updates, is part of an effort by CNA to provide timely, accurate, and relevant information and analysis of the field of civilian and military artificial intelligence (AI) in Russia and, in particular, how Russia is applying AI to its military capabilities. It relies on Russian-language open source material. The Russian government creates a new analytical center focused on the implementation of Russia's AI national strategy and AI federal project, and conducts numerous competitions for government subsidies focused on the implementation of AI solutions across business and academia. The Russian military is creating a pathway for officers commissioned specifically for commanding units of unmanned systems. Wireless provider MTS announces funds for AI startups as Yandex and Cognitive Pilot businesses continue to advance. Moscow State University will mandate AI course for all students as Russian schools and universities continue to tackle shortage of AI specialists. The agricultural company Cognitive Pilot opens US subsidiary to market control systems for unmanned agricultural drones as Russian companies expand presence in all regions of the world.