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.
The CEO of Russia's largest bank believes commercial blockchain applications are closer than many experts have projected.
The NSD's director of innovation, Artem Duvanov, says blockchains are only useful when recording legally binding information.
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.