2% of Russians Claim to Have Invested in Bitcoin to Date: National Polling Institution

VTsIOM, the oldest polling institution in Russia, revealed 65% of Russians consider a purchase of Bitcoin as a bad investment.

Only 2% of Russians have invested in Bitcoin (BTC) so far, according to a new survey by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM) published on April 9.

The VTsIOM, the oldest polling institution in post-Soviet Russia, revealed that Bitcoin has not gained popularity in the country, with two thirds of Russians considering a purchase of the cryptocurrency as a bad investment.

The research center has not provided either a time frame for the poll, or the number of total respondents involved in the survey.

With that, 56% of Russians claimed that they were aware of Bitcoin, while 18% said that they have only heard of Bitcoin, the survey notes. However, the VTsIOM assessed the factual knowledge to be quite low, with 12% of those who claimed to be aware of Bitcoin stated that…

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2019-04-09 14:29:00

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