Ruling Russian Party Conducts Blockchain-Powered Online Primaries

Source: Cryptonews
Author: Tim Alper
Source Tags: Blockchain News
  

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Blockchain-powered voting concluded for United Russia (known locally as ER) Party primaries over the weekend, with many staying away from polling booths due to the COVID-19 pandemic – instead favoring online platforms that make use of votes registered on a blockchain protocol.
ER is Russia’s ruling party and holds 336 of the State Duma’s 450