Russia's new Prime Minister sets the course for the digital economy

According to Cointelegraph, Mikhail Mishustin, who was appointed Prime Minister earlier today, pointed out some of the key priorities of his work and outlined the need for Russia's institutional reforms. Mishustin said the country should implement modern information technology, including the development of a national digital economy plan. It is reported that major Russian companies, including some companies in which the state holds significant shares, have begun testing and applying blockchain technology to all aspects of their operations.