Government officials in Moscow today revealed plans to investigate applications of blockchain technology.
One of Russia's largest banks is in discussions to join a domestic bank consortium that would study blockchain technology.
Russian authorities are reportedly planning to abandon efforts to institute criminal penalties for bitcoin users.
Russia’s tax agency wants its citizens to report the purchase or sale of digital currencies as currency transactions.
Russian payments firm Qiwi now estimates it could upgrade its core database to a distributed ledger-based system by 2021.
An official from Russia’s Ministry of Finance has indicated the agency now supports changes to a forthcoming law that would ban domestic bitcoin…
Reports from Russia indicate that a minor political party is moving to accept bitcoin donations.
Russia's National Settlement Depository discusses why it believes the biggest blockchain opportunities have yet to be uncovered.
The head of a unit at the Russian central bank focused in part on FinTech sees a potential role for blockchain use in finance and other industries.
Russian payments firm Qiwi is currently designing its own proprietary blockchain system in an effort to replace its central payments database.