A working group within Russia's state legislature is further delaying work on a cryptocurrency legalization bill.
Russia's National Settlement Depository is developing a blockchain platform to provide deposit and settlement service for digital assets.
The Russian Ministry of Health is working with one of the country's state-owned banks to explore possible uses of blockchain.
Authorities have reportedly arrested a man believed to be behind a money laundering scheme orchestrated through bitcoin.
An advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed that as many as a quarter of computers are infected with cryptocurrency mining malware.
A major Russian airline is reportedly using blockchain to issue tickets as part of a bid to streamline its back office processes.
The Security Council of Russia plans to research the risks of blockchain, according to a government statement published today.
New statements by Russia's top card issuer suggests the domestic financial industry is still warming slowly to blockchain.
Russia's financial incumbents are moving ahead with work on a new distributed ledger platform designed for enterprise use.