Bank of Russia denied rumors about the transfer of pensioners to the cryptocurrency

At the end of March, Izvestia newspaper reported that in April 2023, all pensioners will be switched to digital currency benefits. This process will be completed after federal banks prepare to integrate the token into their system.
Last Monday, the head of the Bank of Russia Elvira Nabiullina spoke at the State Duma and refuted rumors that pensioners will receive benefits only in cryptocurrency.
Such reports in the media the chairman of the Central Bank called speculation. She recalled that CBDC is a form of national monetary unit. The token is created to simplify payments and will have no effect on pensions and other benefits.

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