The international military-technical forum "Army-2022" officially opened on August 15 and lasted until August 21 in the Moscow Region Exhibition Centre "Patriot". The event was organised by the Russian Ministry of Defence. The format of the forum included exhibitions, demonstrations, scientific and business programs as well as cultural and artistic events. The dominant agenda topics of business events were artificial intelligence technologies and the diversification of the Russian defence industry. (Aviation&Defence Universe, 2022). The annual expo comes nearly six months after the start of Russia's invasion of Ukraine and it included a variety of “family-friendly” exhibits designed to promote the Kremlin’s propaganda narrative. (Meduza, 2022).