Yandex Assistant answers the question “Why does Putin lie”

Yandex is a popular search engine in Russia. And it has own Yandex Assistant, named Alice. Alice works similarly as Google Assistant. Basically, Alice is the artificial intelligence.

Recently, Alice was asked “Why does Putin lie?”

Alice answered promptly: “It’s easy to answer the question why Putin is lying. He can not otherwise. This is his habit. He accidentally got to the Kremlin. He accidentally became the President.”

The video of Alice answering the question went viral in Russia. However, in the morning of August 6th, “Alice” stopped answering any questions about Putin. Instead, she is now avoiding answering them or proposing to look for the answers in Yandex search engine.

The press service of “Yandex” reported that “…. Alice experiments a lot. … Sometimes, in her experiments, she trusts too much to whatever she finds on the web. …”

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