Materials by tag Russia

Oct 06, 2016 at 12:38
The Reason Regulators are Still Fumbling with Bitcoin
Make no mistake; regulators have one desperate mission when it comes to Bitcoin. Keep it in check. Yet, they don’t seem to be doing a good job there. They are fumbling a lot. Drafting bills, shelving them and going back to the drawing board has become the cycle.
Sep 28, 2016 at 15:51
The Real Problem Of Bitcoin Acceptance In Russia
Despite all the negative attitude towards Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, in August employees of Sberbank, the largest bank in Russia had an opportunity to buy hot drinks for Bitcoins from the coffee stand located right in the same building as the bank’s central office in Moscow.
Sep 08, 2016 at 10:53
The First Accelerator For Blockchain And FinTech Startups In Russia
The University Of Innopolis and Singapore-based Life.SREDA Venture Fund launches the first accelerator, InspiRussia, to support Blockchain and FinTech start-ups in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia.
Aug 28, 2016 at 10:09
Russian Ministry Of Finance Doesn’t Want To Ban Bitcoin
The Russian Ministry of Finance is against any "outright ban" of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.
Aug 16, 2016 at 11:12
First Russian Physical Bitcoin Exchange To Open In Moscow
The first physical Bitcoin exchange might soon be opened in the center of Moscow, Russia. Despite the negative attitude of the Russian authorities, several cryptocurrency enthusiasts announced their plans to open a small physical Bitcoin exchange point on the Novy Arbat 8 Street. Previously they only worked through the LocalBitcoins service as BTC24pro, but have now decided to work offline.
Aug 13, 2016 at 08:54
Russia May Drop Criminal Penalty For Mining Or Using Bitcoin
Russian authorities may abandon the initiative of criminal liability for mining or using cryptocurrencies, or so-called “money surrogates”, reported local news media Interfax on Friday.
Jul 18, 2016 at 17:06
Over $100 USD Of Bitcoin Price Spread Between Russian Ruble And Brazilian Real
A spread of over 100 USD between two Fiat currencies allows for great profit on international Bitcoin exchanges. The Bitcoin value difference is getting wider by the week between the Russian Ruble and the Brazilian Real currencies, and this difference is also a symptom of how Bitcoin is spreading across the world.
Jun 09, 2016 at 18:23
Luxury Watches Authenticity Registered on the Blockchain
Watch Factory will implement Blockchain technology into the production and registry of its luxury watches brand “Raketa”.
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