Russian Blockchain/Crypto Trade Group RABIK Will Bow Soon

Announcements, Blockchain, Crime, FinTech, Group, News | August 31, 2017 By:

A new trade association that will advocate for cryptocurrency and blockchain issues in Russia is about to be unveiled.

Herman Klimenko, a key advisor on Internet issues to Russian President Vladimir Putin, revealed the new association during a discussion with Russian news organization RNS at a meetup of cryptocurrency meetup DeCenter..


Ethereum Foundation Partners with Russian Development Bank

Announcements, Blockchain, Education, Group, Investing, News | August 31, 2017 By:

Ethereum Foundation, the non-profit dedicated to supporting development of the ethereum protocol, has teamed with Russian state-owned development bank Vnesheconombank (VEB) to support VEB’s new blockchain research center.

The agreement was signed by Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin and Vnesheconombank Chairman Sergey Gorkov.


UAE Exchange Considering Ripple for Instant International Payments

Blockchain, FinTech | August 31, 2017 By:

UAE Exchange is in talks with blockchain firm Ripple for streamlining payments using blockchain technology.

UAE Exchange, one of the region’s earliest remittance operators with some 800 offices across 31 countries, is planning to introduce real-time cross-border payments. It believes that incorporating blockchain into its processes would help it cut the speed and cost of money transfers for its customers.