Browsing the "Bank of Russia" Tag

The Bank of Russia Says Its ICO Experiment Was a Success

| Anna Baydakova

The Bank of Russia has successfully concluded an experiment in conducting ICOs, though questions remain as to their legality in the nation.

Russia’s Largest Banks Are Piloting Bitcoin and Crypto Portfolios

| Anna Baydakova

Two of Russia's largest banks are planning to launch a cryptocurrency portfolio product for their private banking clients, Kommersant reported.

Russian Treasurers Association Joins Masterchain Banking Pilot

| Anna Baydakova

The Russian Association of Corporate Treasurers is joining the nation's central bank in trialing the government-run Masterchain blockchain platform.

Bank of Russia Official: Still Too Early to Gauge Blockchain’s Potential

| Sujha Sundararajan

A senior official at Russia's central bank has said blockchain technology is immature but may have industrial-scale applications.

Russian Government Resolves Disagreement on Draft Crypto Law

| Wolfie Zhao

The Bank of Russia and the country's Finance Ministry have reportedly resolved a disagreement over the specifics of a proposed cryptocurrency law.

First deputy governor, Russia's central bank, Ksenia Yudaeva,

Afraid of ICOs? Bankers Heap Criticism on Token Tech at Exchange Event

| Michael del Castillo

While the ICO market continues to heat up, two top banking executives have spoken of their concerns about the technology.

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Central Banker’s Next Act: Helping Merchants Mint Cryptocurrency

| Michael del Castillo

A former Russian central banker has spun a blockchain startup out of a traditional payments firm, focusing on helping merchants mint cryptocurrency.

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Russia’s National Payment Card Provider: Blockchain Isn’t for Us

| Wolfie Zhao

New statements by Russia's top card issuer suggests the domestic financial industry is still warming slowly to blockchain.

Bank of Russia: ‘It’s Time to Develop National Cryptocurrencies’

| Stan Higgins

Russia's central bank believes the time is right to develop and launch its own digital currency, one of its senior officials said today.

Russian Central Banker: Bitcoin’s Legal Recognition Isn’t Guaranteed

| Stan Higgins

Bitcoin's legal status in Russia is again uncertain after a central bank official backed away from positive statements from its Ministry of Finance.