Russia

The CSD (Central Securities Depositories) is looking at implementing the blockchain to allow the various stakeholder entities to more directly transact with each other.

An anti-trust agency within the Russian government is testing a blockchain-based document management system

Dubbed “Digital Ecosystem”, the project is aimed at developing tools that can “increase the speed, reliability and quality of interaction during document exchange”.

The country’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) is working alongside Sberbank to develop it. Other companies, including Aeroflot, Russia’s largest airline carrier, are also involved, Sberbank said today.