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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…

Sberbank Considers Russian Blockchain Consortium

One of Russia’s largest financial institutions is in discussions to join a domestic bank consortium that would study blockchain technology. Announced in April, the consortium effort is being led by Russian payments firm Qiwi and international consulting firm Accenture. Banks said…