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China continues to work to create a national digital currency

China continues to work to create a national digital currency

The head of the government-funded center for the study of blockchain said that China is still in the process of developing a government digital currency. According to Shanghai Securities News, the head of the research center of the China Banknote Blockchain Zhang Yifeng said that the research and development of digital Fiat currency in China… More

Russia denies involvement in the cryptocurrency Venezuelan Petro

Russia denies involvement in the cryptocurrency Venezuelan Petro

The Russian government denied any involvement in the creation of the Venezuelan Petro cryptocurrency. Deputy Director of the Department of information and press of MFA of Russia Artem Kozhin called the article in Time Magazine (translated article) about the participation of Russian government in launching the Venezuelan Petro cryptocurrency is a fake. The official said… More

What cryptocurrencies are willing to work MasterCard?

What cryptocurrencies are willing to work MasterCard?

According to co-President of Mastercard in the Asia-Pacific region, MasterCard has a positive attitude to the idea of using the national digital currencies issued by Central banks. Chief Executive officer MasterCard Ari Sarker told the Financial Times that “if the government wants to create a national digital currency, we will be very happy to consider… More

Turkish politicians propose to create a national cryptocurrency

Turkish politicians propose to create a national cryptocurrency

According to Turkish newspaper “al-Monitor,” the Deputy Chairman of the nationalist movement Party of Turkey Ahmet Kenan Tanrikulu and former Minister of industry has prepared a document, which proposes to create a cryptocurrency that is supported by the state, which will be called “Turkcoin”. Technical features of the project remain unclear. The authors of the… More