Browsing the "Vladimir Putin" Tag

Meet the Russian Oligarch Launching a Metal-Backed Crypto Token

| Anna Baydakova and Nathan DiCamillo

Vladimir Potanin, one of Russia's richest people, tells CoinDesk about his plans for a palladium-backed token and a tokenized commodities exchange.

Putin: Russia Should Explore Blockchain to Avoid Finance ‘Limitations’

| Anna Baydakova

Russian president Vladimir Putin is still skeptical about cryptocurrencies, he said Thursday.

Report: Russians Helped Venezuela Launch the Petro

| Nikhilesh De

Time Magazine reported Tuesday that the Russian government helped Venezuela develop the petro cryptocurrency with the support of Vladimir Putin.

Putin: Crypto Oversight Legislation Will Be Needed

| Nikhilesh De

Russian president Vladimir Putin believes that legislation laying out rules for the country’s cryptocurrency sector will be needed in the future.

Putin Investigating ‘Cryptorouble’ as Way to Avoid Western Sanctions

| Sujha Sundararajan

President Vladimir Putin has reportedly commissioned Russian officials to work on developing a national cryptocurrency dubbed the "cryptorouble."

Vladimir Putin: Cryptocurrency Poses ‘Serious Risks’

| Nikhilesh De

Russian President Vladimir Putin said cryptocurrencies carry high risks as the government moves toward new regulations.

$100 Million: Putin Advisor Targets Big Raise for Bitcoin Mining ICO

| Stan Higgins

An internet advisor to Russian Vladimir Putin is trying to raise as much as $100 million in an initial coin offering.

Russia Wants Regulators to Research Blockchain Security Risks

| Wolfie Zhao

The Security Council of Russia plans to research the risks of blockchain, according to a government statement published today.

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Vladimir Putin and Vitalik Buterin Discuss Ethereum ‘Opportunities’

| Michael del Castillo

The president of Russia briefly met with ethereum inventor Vitalik Buterin during an event last week.

Russia’s PM: Blockchain Tech Could Bring Big Changes

| Stan Higgins

Blockchain tech could have widespread impact, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reportedly said today.