Rural businesses in Russia could soon be eligible for cryptocurrency loans to help their operations grow.
The scientists attempted to connect the facility's supercomputer to the internet to run a cryptocurrency mining program, according to reports.
To avoid violating domestic rules, the Moscow-based bank is reportedly planning to offer cryptocurrency trading to international customers.
The Kremlin-backed CryptoRuble could become Russia’s useful tool for carrying out “sensitive activity on behalf of the state."
The Russian central bank has issued new warnings over cryptocurrency investments, urging investors to be mindful of the risks.