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First Government Blockchain Implementation For Russia

By William Suberg Russia has officially completed its first government-level Blockchain implementation. The state-run bank Sberbank announced today that it is partnering with Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) to implement document transfer and storage via Blockchain. According to local sources, the move represents the first case of direct government…

Russian Billionaires Invest in Cryptocurrencies

By Joshua Althauser Russian billionaires Roman Abramovich, Aleksandr Frolov and Aleksandr Abramov are reportedly investing large amounts of money into digital currencies like Bitcointhrough the European fund called Blackmoon Crypto. The fund, which is a subsidiary of Blackmoon Financial, is intended to establish…

US Defense Bill Could Give Big Boost to Blockchain

Aaron Stanley   An obscure provision tucked into a defense spending bill could serve as a springboard for blockchain adoption across U.S. government agencies. Part of a larger bill called the National Defense Authorization Act(NDAA), the Modernizing Government Technology Act (MGT)…

Africa Can Catch-up by Implementing Blockchain

The peculiarity of the African continent qualifies it as a viable hub for Blockchain solutions. Although lagging in most areas of development, the opportunity offered by Blockchain technology in its versatile form presents the continent with the opportunity to leapfrog several transitional…