The ruling party of the Russian Federation, United Russia, launches a blockchain-based platform for electronic voting, as reported by the local news agency TASS on March 6.

As per the reports, United Russia has launched an updated website for its primaries with the added function of e-voting.  Vyacheslav Sateyev, the party’s head of IT projects stated that the vote counting process will be carried forward through blockchain technology. He also stated:

“Candidates will be able to fill in their personal pages on this site, including posting news, videos, photos, distributing their pages. The personal account is now integrated with all social networks. We have also made an adaptive version of the site for mobile phones.”

Citizens who had completed the authorization process on the said web port...