Tuesday, March 20, 2018
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Vladimir Putin says Russia needs blockchain, cannot be late in race

Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated that the country needs blockchain technology and emphasized that it is important that Russia does not fall behind, Read more: www.ccn.com

Russia’s capital is leading the charge for blockchain democracy

Russia may not be known as a defender of democracy, but the capital city of Moscow is using an ethereum-based voting platform to change that. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Regional government in Russia to test blockchain payments

Russian development bank Vnesheconombank has partnered with Kaliningrad's regions government to pilot blockchain-based payment solutions. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Open APIs, onboarding, DLT in Russian central bank plan

Bank of Russia approves Guidelines for Financial Technologies Development for 2018-2020. Read more: www.finextra.com

Russian ministry proposes capital mandates for ICO organizers

One of Russia's government ministries has proposed a law that would introduce a capital threshold for initial coin offering (ICO) organizers. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Crypto e-commerce company Storiqa closes ICO on $25m

Online crypto-marketplace Storiqa has closed its ICO on $25m, receiving support from more than 55,000 backers, across 170 countries. Read more: fintech.global

Russia’s ministry of finance legalizes crypto trading

Russia’s Ministry of Finance introduces a digital assets regulation bill legalizing cryptocurrency trading despite disagreement, Read more: cointelegraph.com

Russia officials will vote on cryptocurrency legalisation

Alexei Moiseev, Russian Deputy Finance Minister, told reporters that the Finance Ministry “supports the legalization of trade in cryptocurrencies on, Read more: www.newsweek.com

Alfa-Bank, HashCash unleash blockchain-powered payments

Russia’s largest commercial bank is making waves. Alfa-Bank has initiated a collaboration with HashCash, a private, permissionless, digital cash system, Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Gov’t workers exempt from declaring cryptocurrency gains

Russian government workers don’t have to declare cryptocurrency they receive, according to updated regulations from the Ministry o... Read more: cointelegraph.com