Materials by tag Russia

Aug 17, 2019 at 11:07
Russia Plans to Use Ethereum-Based DLT System for City Administrative E-Services
The Department of Information Technologies of Moscow (DIT) recently revealed an auction to develop an Ethereum-based distributed ledger tech (DLT) system which can offer administrative electronic services to over 50.2 million residents living in the federal city of Russia, Open Media reports.
Jul 30, 2019 at 12:34
US Files Complaint Against Defunct Cryptocurrency Exchange
US prosecutors recently filed an official complaint against presently-nonoperational cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e and alleged cybercriminal Alexander Vinnik, as per a document filed on Thursday last week in California. Alexander also purportedly holds accounts connected with other major illegal activities, such as the hack of another nonoperational exchange Mt. Gox.
Jul 28, 2019 at 10:25
Russian Arms Producers Uses Bitcoin to Circumvent Sanctions
The Russian arms producer, Soyuzmash, seeks to bypass US sanctions using cryptocurrency. The Union of Machine Builders recently requested permission from the Central Bank of Russia to allow it accept payments in Bitcoin for all its activities related to weapons. They believe this will enable them doge the US and other existing international sanctions. Russia is the world’s second main exporter of arms, commanding 21% of the global market, following the US with around 36%.
Jul 20, 2019 at 12:23
Blockchain Life 2019: the 4th Largest International Forum
The 4th largest international forum on blockchain and cryptocurrencies Blockchain Life 2019 takes place in Moscow on October 16th—17th.
Jul 09, 2019 at 10:36
"TerraCrypto Part III. Thaw: Where do we Grow?"
On July 25, 2019 in Moscow the III international forum on cryptocurrency mining of TerraCrypto will take place.
Jun 24, 2019 at 15:27
Russian Ministry of Finance Might Allow Cryptocurrency
The Russian Ministry of Finance discusses the possibility of allowing the buying and selling of bitcoin and other major types of cryptocurrency. The legislators and the finance ministry are preparing to draft a law on the circulation of digital currency in the country, and the idea of ​​accepting their trading is under a serious discussion, however, the final conclusion on this matter has not yet been reached, according to Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseyev.
May 06, 2019 at 10:49
Russian Gaming Week: Speakers of Major Gambling Conference
On June 6-7, the capital of Russia will host Russian Gaming Week by Smile-Expo: an exhibition-forum dedicated to gambling business in Russia and abroad.  
Apr 25, 2019 at 14:10
$3 Mln of Bitcoin Donations Raised by Russian Politician
The main political opponent to Vladimir Putin, Alexei Navalny, has received donations of around 591 Bitcoin (approx. $3 million) since 2016. The Russian opposition leader has managed to raise weighty funding in cryptocurrencies for his political campaigns.
Apr 14, 2019 at 10:27
Russia has Offered to Ban Bitcoin in Every Country
The State Duma, the lower house of the Federal Assembly of Russia is a very powerful institution, with the right to approve bills and laws. One of its members has claimed that bitcoin must be prohibited all over the world.
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