Russia’s CBR issues digital ruble guidelines, ready to pilot

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The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) is rolling out a “digital ruble” as Russia gets ready to join the cryptocurrency revolution, but in a way that the regulator remains in control of the e-currency. The CBR has issued a series of guidelines on the digital currency ‘The Digital Ruble: what it is and how to use it’, that was analysed by the business portal RBC. As followed by bne IntelliNews, cut off from the international payments system following the imposition of the SWIFT sanctions shortly after the start of the war a year ago, Russia has accelerated its plans for digital currencies, which oper…

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