The apparent technological marvel, named Robot Boris, was on display at the Proyektoria youth technology forum and even appeared on TV channel Russia-24 where it was seen dancing.
Other footage from the event showed Boris taking part in banter with people on stage and performing various dances.
The state TV company has since claimed that it never suggested Boris was a real robot.
The TV widely animator in the costume of the robot for the achievement of domestic appliances. Whilst the whole forum - aimed at younger people getting into robotics - looks pretty cool, the part that caught the eye of Russian Federation 24 was a freakishly human-like robot called Boris.
According to "Medusa", the organizers of the forum apparently chose to diversify the program, and in the absence of real achievements released at the scene animator, who imitated the movements and the voice of the robot.
A news anchor said: "It's entirely possible one of these [students] could dedicate himself to robotics".
The Rossiya-24 channel told viewers that participants had "the opportunity to look at the most up-to-date robots". "The design and technical performance of this suit create the nearly complete illusion that this is a real robot, and everyone will want a selfie with it", the manufacturer claims. Russian Federation 24 told its viewers that the robot "has already learned to dance and he's not that bad", the Guardian reports.
The Guardian noted the report disappeared from Russia-24's YouTube channel on Wednesday, but reappeared in the afternoon.