Russian Gas Giant Gazprom to Execute Business Contracts on a Blockchain

Russian Gas Giant Gazprom to Execute Business Contracts on a Blockchain

Russian state-owned gas giant Gazprom could soon to begin using blockchain to execute and monitor business contracts. The firm’s CEO, Alexey Miller, announced the news at a meeting with Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev Wednesday, saying Gazprom is now “ready to start implementing the process” of digitizing the gas supply process using distributed ledger technology in its operations.
Venezuela Launches “Petros” Cryptocurrency Amid Growing Skepticism

Venezuela Launches “Petros” Cryptocurrency Amid Growing Skepticism

With crushing debt and a starving population, the Maduro government in Venezuela is launching what it says is the world's first sovereign cryptocurrency. The cryptocurrency is designed to bypass U.S. government sanctions against the socialist regime.
Venezuela Launches “Petros” Cryptocurrency Amid Growing Skepticism

Venezuela Launches “Petros” Cryptocurrency Amid Growing Skepticism

With crushing debt and a starving population, the Maduro government in Venezuela is launching what it says is the world's first sovereign cryptocurrency. The cryptocurrency is designed to bypass U.S. government sanctions against the socialist regime.