Report: Russians Helped Venezuela Launch the Petro
Time Magazine reported Tuesday that the Russian government helped Venezuela develop the petro cryptocurrency with the support of Vladimir Putin.
Russian civil servants must start reporting their crypto assets as the country's first crypto law comes into force in January.
Moscow's government is giving voters the option of having their ballots recorded on a blockchain despite transparency concerns.
Putin's opponent received 3.7 bitcoin in the last week, tripling the amount raised in the first two weeks of 2021.
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.