The Deputy Minister of the Russian Ministry of Telecommunications and Mass Communications ( Minkomsvyaz) said that At the governmental level, it will be necessary to create a platform that does not involve mining, reports on March 1 the local information source RNS. Deputy Minister Alexei Kozyrev said at the beginning of the forum “Kritposredsa” that the establishment of a Blockchain system would help solve the problem of long-term storage and protection of documents and forms. identification. He added that to meet these requirements, the platform should be “unified and universal”.

Kozyrev explained his position:

“The existing solutions in Blockchain from an organizational point of view the point of view is very, very unstable.” According to data from Tokendata, more than 50% of the Blockchain platforms created have already gone bankrupt or have disappeared.If we talk about how the government will adopt Blockchain, it is obvious that we can not rely on platforms created by commercial organizations, because these platforms are very, very unreliable, so we understand that we need to create our own platform for Blockchain technology. “

The Russian government has already advanced with the Blockchain initiatives at the end of last year.In early December, the Moscow government launched a pilot test on the use of Blockchain to improve its local voting systems and improve the transparency of its Active Citizen initiative.

On December 19, 2017, the Russian public bank, Sberbank, announced a partnership with Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) to implement the transfer and storage of documents via Blockchain.