• Market Cap: $250b

  • May 24, 2019

Moscow University to conduct Blockchain E-Voting for Student Council Elections in June

Authorities of Moscow are planning to Conduct Blockchain based E-Voting for Student Council Elections in June

Central Bank of Russia released Policy Brief on Benefits and Drawbacks of CBDCs

Central Bank of Russia published potential Benefits and Drawbacks of CBDCs through a Policy Brief

Ruling Russian Party Introduces Blockchain-Based e-Voting Platform

United Russia, the ruling party of Russia, has now introduced a blockchain-based e-voting platform for the citizens of the country for their primaries.

Russia is Developing an Oil-Backed National Cryptocurrency: Reports

Local reports now point out that Russia might soon become the latest country to come out with a petrol-backed national cryptocurrency!

Russia may soon launch a state-backed cryptocurrency

The administrator of Russia's State Duma Committee on Financial Markets has asserted that the institution is thinking to launch a state-owned virtual currency pegged to the Russian ruble, Russian radio news station Govorit Moskva...

Cryptocurrency Exchange Huobi Joins Russia’s VEB Innovation Fund 

The Singapore-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has joined Russia’s Vnesheconombank's Digital Transformation Center (VEB-Innovation Fund) to share notes on crypto regulation.

Russian County Website Falls Victim to Cryptojacking Attack

The website of Khabarovsk county has been compromised by hackers and is mining for cryptocurrencies using the processing power of the visitors’ computers.

Putin Addresses Cryptocurrencies: Says No Country is Ready for National Cryptos Yet

Putin commented that cryptocurrencies being used in place of fiat money might have worked in Japan to some extent, this is unlikely to work in other countries.

Russia’s Digital Economy Bill Introduces ‘Digital Money’ As the Legal Term for Cryptocurrencies

Russia’s decision to not use the words ‘cryptocurrency’ etc, is because the government sees them as slangs and not as a legal term.

Russian Court Recognizes Cryptocurrency as Property with Value

A Russian Higher court ruled that in case of bankruptcy, cryptocurrencies can be included as part of the individual’s estate for liquidation