Apr 07, 2017 at 13:02
Sanctions Against Russian Banks Joining The R3 Blockchain Consortium
R3 is not yet ready to accept Russian banks as members of the Blockchain consortium. The largest bank in Russia, Sberbank, wanted to join the R3 Blockchain consortium, however, R3 has made it clear that this application would be rejected due to sanctions.
QIWI Calls To Use Blockchain And Not Be Afraid Of Bitcoin
QIWI, one of the most popular payment services providers in Eastern Europe and the only official representative of R3 Blockchain consortium in Russia, has developed its own data storage system using Blockchain technology and its first Bitcoin ATMs.
R3 Announces Corda To Go Open Source
Corda, a blockchain-based platform and the largest project of the R3 Blockchain consortium, was recently announced to be going open-source on November 30 to the Hyperledger project.