Russian Official Denies Involvement In Venezuelan Petro Cryptocurrency

News | March 26, 2018 By:

Artyom Kozhin, deputy director of the information and press department of the Russian Foreign Ministry, said that his country was not involved in creating Venezuela’s controversial Petro cryptocurrency, calling any speculation on this issue “lies.”

Last week, Time reported that the Petro is a “half-hidden joint venture” between Venezuelan and Russian officials and businessmen.