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Russia’s Largest Bank Buys $15 Million in Debt Using Hyperledger Blockchain

| Anna Baydakova

Sberbank, Russia's largest bank, bought about $15 million worth of accounts receivable from commodity giant Trafigura using a Hyperledger blockchain.

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Importer of Bitmain’s Bitcoin Miners Draws Criminal Investigation in Russia

| Anna Baydakova

An importer of Bitmain's bitcoin miners is under investigation for underpaying customs fees, a search warrant obtained by CoinDesk reveals.

Millions in Crypto Is Crossing the Russia-China Border Daily. There, Tether Is King

| Anna Baydakova

Tether has a real-world use case: Chinese importers of cheap goods in Russia use it to send millions home daily.

Waves Founder Sells Blockchain Startup to Russian Financial Consultant

| Daniel Kuhn

Vostok was developed by the Waves platform team and will work to secure data for GHP’s mining, production, and logistics projects.

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‘Disappointed’ by Central Bank Blockchain, Russia’s Largest Bank Eyes Alternatives

| Anna Baydakova

Enterprise blockchain project Masterchain is falling short of expectations – and Russia's largest bank is looking for other options.

Russia Won’t Ban Facebook’s Libra Currency, Deputy Finance Minister Says

| Anna Baydakova

The Russian Ministry of Finance will not issue special regulations for Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency, an official said.

Russia May Allow Crypto Trading in Upcoming Legislation: Official

| Daniel Palmer

As Russia's cryptocurrency bill inches towards being finalized, a government official has suggested that trading might be allowed.

Russia’s Central Bank Is Considering Launching a Digital Currency

| Daniel Palmer

The head of Russia's central bank has said the institution is investigating the possible future launch of a digital currency.

Russian Hackers May Have Carried Out Largest Ever Crypto Exchange Theft

| Daniel Palmer

Russian hackers, not North Korean, may be the bad actors behind probably the biggest ever theft from a cryptocurrency exchange.

IBM, Maersk’s Blockchain Platform TradeLens Is Shipping to Russia

| Daniel Palmer

A blockchain-powered platform built by IBM and Maersk and designed to facilitate international trade is to launch in Russia.