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Russia will buy Bitcoin to avoid US sanctions, economist claims
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Russia will buy Bitcoin to avoid US sanctions, economist claims

 

A high-profile Moscow economist has reportedly said the Russian government is looking to invest in Bitcoin next month.

Australian crypto news website micky.com claims to have spoken with Vladislav Ginko, a lecturer at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in Moscow.

“US sanctions may be mitigated only through Bitcoin use,” the site quoted Ginko as saying. “I believe that the Russia [government] will start diversifying its reserves with Bitcoin in February this year when US Congress will introduce… new sanctions against Russia,” he reportedly said.

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