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.
President Vladimir Putin has reportedly commissioned Russian officials to work on developing a national cryptocurrency dubbed the "cryptorouble."
Russian President Vladimir Putin said cryptocurrencies carry high risks as the government moves toward new regulations.
An internet advisor to Russian Vladimir Putin is trying to raise as much as $100 million in an initial coin offering.
The Security Council of Russia plans to research the risks of blockchain, according to a government statement published today.
The president of Russia briefly met with ethereum inventor Vitalik Buterin during an event last week.
Blockchain tech could have widespread impact, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reportedly said today.
An advisor to Russian president Vladimir Putin has reportedly spoken out against bitcoin.
Despite big names entering the bitcoin conversation this week, press coverage faded as bitcoin's price fell and eurozone uncertainty subsided.