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.
Nov 21, 2016 at 13:26
The Head Of Russia's Largest Bank Admits To Speculating With Bitcoin
While most Bitcoin users in Russia prefer to hide their interest in cryptocurrency, because of the unclear outlook on cryptocurrency regulation, the head of Russia’s largest bank – Sberbank – has confirmed that he has exchanged some of the Bitcoins he had into fiat money.
Blockchain Technology At The Service Of The Law
A subsidiary company of Russia's largest bank has recently launched a pilot version of a new unified Blockchain-based database of insurance histories that will help to combat fraud in the insurance industry.