The digital ruble is no different to other CBDCs
“But the digital ruble is different” Didn’t your mother tell you to stay away from CBDCs?
Is the digital ruble the CBDC you’ve been waiting for your whole life? We hope so because it’s almost here.
If everything goes according to plan, the legal framework for the Bank of Russia’s digital ruble (notice we didn’t type “Russia’s digital ruble”) will be ratified sometime in the next four weeks.
The traceable, programmable, and extremely centralized digital currency will be released into the wild after it completes a pilot program involving thirteen Russian banks.
CBDCs are bad, but the Russian CBDC good—Russian state media has sprung into action. RIA Novosti published an article on March 27 extolling the virtues of this “third form” of “national” currency.
We’ll summarize. The digital ruble:
Very compelling. Purely for scientific purposes, let’s examine what people who aren’t paid by the Russian government are saying about this friendly digital token.
A reader recently alerted me to an intriguing article published by Thomas Röper, the curator of Anti-Spiegel. In it, Röper argues that Ernst Wolff—an authoritative voice on Great Reset shenanigans—is wrong to list Russia as an active participant in the COVID-triggered New Normal…
7 months ago · 84 likes · 108 comments · Edward Slavsquat
Katyusha.org (pro-Putin, pro-SMO, patriotic/conservative alt media) wrote on March 22:
If you live in a country with a central bank (you do), there is a decent chance that soon you will be coerced into using a programmable digital token pegged to a basket of commodities, including—but certainly not limited to—Panopticon total surveillance, soul-crushing wage slavery, and the tingly …
2 months ago · 86 likes · 82 comments · Edward Slavsquat
Local media (madaganmedia.ru) wrote on March 23:
A different local media outlet reported on March 24:
A family values watchdog (created by a Russian Presidential decree) has this to say about the digital ruble:
Some of the liveliest intellects of our time—such as the formidable Russia expert Thomas Röper—insist that unlike other CBDCs, the digital ruble will never replace cash.
The digital ruble is different, you see. It is a very friendly and benign form of voluntary currency that will bypass sanctions and secure Russia’s “economic sovereignty.”
Yes, of course.
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