Category: Russia

State digital currency to get more trust than crypto, says Russian ex-PM

State digital currency to get more trust than crypto, says Russian ex-PM

Former Russian Prime Minister and President Dmitry Medvedev believes that it is time to recognize the importance of crypto and CBDCs. 4250 Total views 10 Total shares Trust in state-backed digital currencies will be “immeasurably higher” than trust in public cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC), Russian former Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev argued. Medvedev, the incumbent deputy […]

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Russian space agency uses blockchain to protect intellectual property

Russian space agency uses blockchain to protect intellectual property

Roscosmos is the first organization to test Waves Enterprise’s IP Guard solution. 5563 Total views 42 Total shares Russia’s space agency, Roscosmos, aims to fight intellectual property infringement in the space industry with blockchain technology. Roscosmos started testing an IP protection solution based on the Waves Enterprise blockchain platform, a hybrid blockchain platform developed by […]

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Putin issues orders to combat ‘illegal cross-border transfers’ of digital assets

Putin issues orders to combat ‘illegal cross-border transfers’ of digital assets

Russia is apparently preparing to scrutinize cross-border cryptocurrency transactions for potential illegal activity. 2527 Total views 17 Total shares Russian President Vladimir Putin has stressed the importance of developing additional measures to fight against illegal cross-border transactions of digital financial assets. Speaking at a board meeting of the General Prosecutor’s office Wednesday, Putin stated that […]

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Russia’s regulatory sandbox and the implementation of blockchain tech

Russia’s regulatory sandbox and the implementation of blockchain tech

The main challenge companies face when testing and implementing innovative technologies is the need to amend existing legislation. Developing and testing new products based on distributed ledger technology requires special conditions that are often inconsistent with existing regulations. The solution to this problem would be the introduction of a special “regulatory sandbox” regime. It means […]

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