The Russian Ministry of Economics criticized the recent law on digital assets adopted by the State Duma. It practically bans the use of cryptocurrency within the country, however, such an attitude might cause Russia huge losses.
No one would call the life of the cryptocurrency business in India easy. First, they had to deal with a ban from the country’s Reserve Bank, and then they were hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, Indian exchanges manage to withstand everything. Especially after the ban was lifted by the Supreme Court.
For the past few years, YouTube has had a policy of banning and even deleting channels promoting, analyzing, or talking about bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. While the platform itself states they are trying to protect their users against scams, some community members say it much resembles ordinary censorship.
The Reserve Bank of India recently announced cryptocurrency is not banned in the country but advised citizens not to rely on it. At the same time, the country seems to be much more friendly towards blockchain, launching a hub in Bengaluru.