Russia’s Gazprombank debuts Bitcoin trading in Switzerland

The Switzerland-based branch of a major Russian bank has also joined OpenVASP. Gazprombank Switzerland, a subsidiary of one of the largest banks in Russia, has piloted its Bitcoin (BTC) transaction service following regulatory approval by Swiss regulators. According to a Nov. 19 announcement, Gazprombank will provide its new cryptocurrency solution in collaboration with its long-running […]

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Russia’s largest bank joins blockchain trade finance platform

The Swiss arm of Russia’s largest bank is exploring blockchain-based trade finance. A subsidiary of Russia’s largest bank, Sberbank, has joined a blockchain-based platform for commodity trade finance. Sberbank Switzerland AG has signed an agreement with Swiss trade finance platform Komgo to apply its blockchain-powered trade finance service. Representatives from Sberbank Switzerland AG told Cointelegraph […]

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Russia’s Sberbank and S7 Airlines to sell flight tickets for tokens

Russian enterprises get deeper into blockchain. Sberbank, the largest state-owned bank in Russia, is working with a major domestic airline company to introduce a blockchain-based ticket sale system. Russia’s largest bank is reportedly collaborating with S7 Airlines on a new ticket sale platform that will enable corporate clients with instant settlement through smart contracts and […]

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Russia’s Biggest Bank Considers Launching its Own Stablecoin

Shortly after Russia’s President Vladimir Putin signed the country’s recent cryptocurrency law, the country’s largest bank voiced its considerations. Sberbank, a state-owned company and the largest bank in Russia, is considering the possibility of issuing its own token, according to its key executives. Sergey Popov, Director of the transaction business at Sberbank, says that Russia’s […]

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Russia’s Central Bank to Launch Blockchain-Powered Digital Mortgage Platform

The Central Bank of Russia is intending to use a local, FSB-approved blockchain for its upcoming e-mortgage project. The Central Bank of Russia is reportedly developing a digital mortgage platform powered by a domestically developed blockchain called Masterchain, local state-owned news agency Ria reported on May 28. According to Olga Skorobogatova, first deputy governor at […]

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Oscar-Winner’s Satanic Conspiracy Theory on COVID-19 and Crypto Goes Viral

Oscar-winning director shares conspiracy theory which claims Microsoft’s recent crypto mining patent is satanic. Oscar-winning Russian director, Nikita Mikhalkov, has espoused a bizarre conspiracy theory on local television. He claims that Microsoft’s recent patent for a sensor-based cryptocurrency mining system using body activity data comprises the first-step in a satanic plot to microchip the human […]

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