Russia seems to actively explore innovative technologies. Now, the country wants to implement the means of artificial intelligence for pilotless aircraft. For this matter, Russia plans on establishing a special department for studying the technology.
Russian Foreign Intelligence accepts data from citizens using their virtual office in the darknet. This is the first office of the kind in Europe. Russia has followed the lead of the USA that was a pioneer in establishing a darknet office.
Russian State Duma is planning on changing the taxation threshold for cryptocurrency transactions to cover more taxpayers dealing with digital assets. As the interest in the assets from investors grows, the government wants to make sure the crypto holders will not avoid taxation.
The digitalisation of the financial industry and the economy at large as well as the development of fintech increased public demand for cryptocurrency and advanced payment methods in Russia. However, the position of the country on cryptocurrency is still not clear.
The advent of cryptocurrency was not welcomed globally or by everybody with warm hands. There are many countries that have or tried to ban Bitcoin, but still continued using blockchain, the technology supporting cryptocurrency.
Since the American people went to the polls on November 3, 2020, the incumbent President Donald J. Trump has “never conceded” defeat, citing rigging. How much easier would it have been for the US if a blockchain voting system was used?