May 22, 2018 at 12:47
Norwegian Central Bank Developing Plans to Move to Cashless Society
The Central Bank of Norway, Norges bank, last week published a paper on Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) done by a working group as an eke out to cash in order to ensure confidence in money and the monetary system according to a working paper May 18.
Feb 12, 2018 at 14:52
The Head of the Chechen Republic has Decided to Buy Bitcoin
The Head of the Chechen Republic and a former member of the Chechen independence movement, Ramzan Kadyrov, has announced on Twitter his intention to buy a share of Bitcoin. He has not mentioned the amount of investment but he did admit that the money could be lost.
Jan 26, 2018 at 13:32
Russia to Create “CryptoRuble” and Legalize Cryptocurrency Trading
The deputy of State Duma from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, Rizvan Kurbanov, has submitted a draft of a bill to the government that would fix a new crypto token called "CryptoRuble" as an official means of payment in Russia.
Dec 22, 2017 at 17:13
Belarus Legalizing Cryptocurrency Mining, Trading and Payments
Alexander Lukashenko, the President of Belarus has signed a Decree on the development of the Blockchain-based digital economy, which also implies the official development of cryptocurrency payment acceptance, mining and trading. Moreover, tax privileges will be introduced for transactions with cryptocurrencies.
Dec 18, 2017 at 12:50
Five Russian Cryptocurrency Projects Everyone Should Know About
Russia has produced lots of prominent figures in the crypto industry, including Vitalik Buterin and Igor Barinov. These days, it’s almost impossible to come across some ICO landing page without seeing at least one Russian name on the team.