Russian Gold-Backed Crypto Slams the Global US Dollar Standard

By CCN Markets: Russia is continuing to explore the possibility of a gold-backed cryptocurrency for use as a cross-border settlement alternative with other countries. Under heavy sanctions from the US, the potential of a value-pegged cryptocurrency could help Russia escape from the usage of the Dollar as a currency standard. Russia’s State Duma member Vladimir Gutenev proposed the creation of this digital asset. He suggested the tying of the value to gold would alleviate issues found in cryptocurrencies, and that this offering would be likened to a stable coin. Breaking US Dollar bonds Russia has honed in on gold reserves

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Russian Gold-Backed Crypto Slams the Global US Dollar Standard written by Darryn Pollock @ https://www.ccn.com/crypto/russian-gold-backed-crypto-slams-the-global-us-dollar-standard/2019/06/16/ June 16, 2019 Darryn Pollock

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