Putin Investigating ‘Cryptorouble’ as Way to Avoid Western Sanctions
President Vladimir Putin has reportedly commissioned Russian officials to work on developing a national cryptocurrency dubbed the "cryptorouble."
Vladimir Potanin, one of Russia's richest people, tells CoinDesk about his plans for a palladium-backed token and a tokenized commodities exchange.
Russian president Vladimir Putin is still skeptical about cryptocurrencies, he said Thursday.
Moscow's government is giving voters the option of having their ballots recorded on a blockchain despite transparency concerns.
Time Magazine reported Tuesday that the Russian government helped Venezuela develop the petro cryptocurrency with the support of Vladimir Putin.
Russian president Vladimir Putin believes that legislation laying out rules for the country’s cryptocurrency sector will be needed in the future.