Crypto Payments Possible if They Don’t Penetrate Russia’s Financial System, Central Bank Says – Regulation Bitcoin News

Cryptocurrencies can be used for international payments if they don’t penetrate the Russian financial system, the head of Bank of Russia has stated. The governor also insisted that the digital assets should not be traded on platforms operating inside the country. Bank of Russia Chair Ready to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments for International Settlements Cryptocurrencies can … Read more

Russia’s Industrial Giant Rostec Announces Blockchain-Based Alternative to SWIFT – Finance Bitcoin News

Rostec, the Russian manufacturing and technology conglomerate, has developed a system allowing the processing of international settlements and storage of digital currency. The blockchain-based platform has been announced as an alternative to SWIFT, which is unavailable for some Russian banks. Rostec Employs Distributed Ledger Technology to Substitute SWIFT Russian state-owned corporation Rostec has built a … Read more

Tough Crypto Law Expected in Russia Despite Central Bank’s Softer Stance on Crypto Payments – Regulation Bitcoin News

The bill “On Digital Currency,” meant to comprehensively regulate crypto transactions in Russia, will be a “tough” law, according to the head of the State Duma Financial Market Committee. The legislation is yet to be finalized and will not be reviewed by lawmakers in the near future, Anatoly Aksakov revealed in an interview, despite Bank … Read more