Media: Russian Central Bank or consider issuing its own cryptocurrency

On June 17th, the Russian Central Bank is considering issuing its own cryptocurrency. Elvira Nabiullina, the governor of the central bank, said at a student meeting in Skolkovo recently that the issuance of digital currency projects belonging to the central bank could not be started immediately, but many of them including Russia. The central bank has been studying this possibility. She also said that the project needed sustainable and safe technology to ensure a stable and uninterrupted system.