Moscow Said to Hire Kaspersky to Build Voting Blockchain With Bitfury Software
Moscow's government is giving voters the option of having their ballots recorded on a blockchain despite transparency concerns.
Government officials hope the partnership will fast-track the maturation of Ukrainian crypto markets.
The FSB, Russia’s security agency, wants blockchain companies to certify with them. This could push foreign companies out of the market.
Bitfury current holds 37.2 million shares of Hut 8.
Darknet markets mixed $67 million in bitcoin in Q1 2020, a staggering jump from 2019's Q1 total of $3 million.
A hacker has attempted to disrupt a blockchain voting system currently being used to help decide constitutional changes in the Russian Federation.