The Russian digital ruble pilot proper will begin next week, says the country’s Central Bank, with 600 citizens set to become the first people in the nation to use the CBDC.
The bank said that the first transactions with the CBDC would be conducted on August 15, and that the pilot would initially revolve around some 30 retailers and 600 citizens.
Per Vedomosti and an official Central Bank statement, the pilot will take place in an initial 11 cities throughout the nation….
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