Changpeng Zhao, CEO of the one of largest cryptocurrency exchange, named Russian President Vladimir Putin the most influential person in the blockchain industry. This statement might be connected to the draft law on the regulation of digital money that possibly will adopted in the Russian Federation in the foreseeable future.
Moreover, amid this news one of the leading cryptocurrency exchange company confirmed the addition of a Russian national currency to its platform. Thus, this option will allow users from Russia to buy cryptocurrency directly from rubles. Such ruble-crypto pair innovation will contribute to cryptocurrency market development in Russian Federation as well as simplify process for Russian business and cryptocurrency users in terms of growth and purchasing leading cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum.