Bitcoin's legal status in Russia is again uncertain after a central bank official backed away from positive statements from its Ministry of Finance.
Russia’s government is reportedly planning to recognize bitcoin as a type of financial instrument next year.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has asked two government ministries to investigate public sector blockchain applications.
Russian payment firm Qiwi Group has created a new subsidiary that will focus on blockchain development and consulting.
Blockchain tech could have widespread impact, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reportedly said today.
A Russian fintech association tasked in part with exploring distributed ledgers has appointed a CEO.
Russia’s central bank is continuing to grow its blockchain footprint.
Russia’s finance ministry is reportedly looking to introduce a bill regulating cryptocurrency sometime next year.
Moscow-based legal experts examine the thaw in attitudes towards blockchain and bitcoin in Russia.
Russia's national central securities depository (CSD) is working with a tech startup to test the exchange and transfer of blockchain assets.