Two financial institutions are set to test a regulatory platform set up by the Bank of Russia that aims to make ICOs more transparent and secure.
Russian bank Sberbank CIB and telecoms firm MTS have conducted what they say is the country's first commercial bond transaction made using blockchain.
Russia's supreme court has ordered a municipal court in St. Petersburg to consider an appeal from a blocked cryptocurrency information site.
Pavel Durov is paying network administrators in bitcoin to bypass a Russian ban on Telegram.
Russian police have reportedly apprehended two suspects in connection with an illegal crypto mining farm.
The Central Bank of Russia may use its ethereum-based Masterchain software to communicate financial messaging across the Eurasian Economic Union.
Russia's state-owned Gazprombank is reportedly looking into facilitating cryptocurrency transactions through a Swiss subsidiary.
A Russian Finance Ministry official has stated that Venezuela will not pay off its $3.5 billion debt using the petro.
A Russian official has called reports that the country helped Venezuela launch its controversial petro cryptocurrency "fake news."
Time Magazine reported Tuesday that the Russian government helped Venezuela develop the petro cryptocurrency with the support of Vladimir Putin.