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Top 5 Countries with the Worst Environment for Cryptocurrency Business
Feb 11, 2021 at 14:37
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Top 5 Countries with the Worst Environment for Cryptocurrency Business
The advent of cryptocurrency was not welcomed globally or by everybody with warm hands. There are many countries that have or tried to ban Bitcoin, but still continued using blockchain, the technology supporting cryptocurrency.
US Domestic Extremists Receive Bitcoin Donations: Does Someone Want to Bring the Country Down?
Jan 15, 2021 at 14:11
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US Domestic Extremists Receive Bitcoin Donations: Does Someone Want to Bring the Country Down?
The protesters that stormed the Capitol received Bitcoin donations worth around $550,000. Does that mean someone is funding domestic extremists to bring the country’s economy down?
Russia Has Changed its Mind: Digital Ruble May Be Launched in 2021
Dec 02, 2020 at 10:54
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Russia Has Changed its Mind: Digital Ruble May Be Launched in 2021
Russian authorities and regulators have been in a series of talks about releasing a central bank digital currency (CBDC) dubbed digital ruble for a long time.
How Blockchain Voting System Would Have Made the US Presidential Elections More Transparent
Nov 30, 2020 at 14:56
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How Blockchain Voting System Would Have Made the US Presidential Elections More Transparent
Since the American people went to the polls on November 3, 2020, the incumbent President Donald J. Trump has “never conceded” defeat, citing rigging. How much easier would it have been for the US if a blockchain voting system was used?
Bank of Russia Confirms its Study on Digital Ruble
Oct 15, 2020 at 13:56
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Bank of Russia Confirms its Study on Digital Ruble
The digital ruble should become the digital currency of the Russian Central Bank, and have all the necessary to perform the functions of money, stated the regulator in its latest report.
The Ministry of Finance of Russia Wants Cryptocurrency Users To Declare Their Wallets and Transaction
Sep 28, 2020 at 12:02
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The Ministry of Finance of Russia Wants Cryptocurrency Users To Declare Their Wallets and Transaction
The Ministry of Finance of Russia has recently represented an update for the regulation of cryptocurrencies. Their new proposal includes an obligation for all Russian cryptocurrency holders to declare transactions on cryptocurrency and reporting on holding cryptocurrency wallets.
Ukraine and Russia at the Forefront of Embracing Cryptocurrency
Sep 17, 2020 at 13:30
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Ukraine and Russia at the Forefront of Embracing Cryptocurrency
Eastern European countries are topping the list in cryptoasset adoption speed. Particularly, Ukraine and Russia have topped others because they have unduly intensive cryptocurrency usage. This shows that a bigger ration of nationals has moved away from traditional monetary activity to cryptoassets.
Microsoft to Take Part in Developing Corporate Blockchain in Russia
Jul 17, 2020 at 12:13
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Microsoft to Take Part in Developing Corporate Blockchain in Russia
Global tech giant Microsoft is going to contribute to the development of a Russian corporate blockchain. The company’s representative office in the country signed a memorandum with a blockchain startup to enhance the technology development in the country.
Vulnerability in Russian Blockchain Voting System Enables Forcing People to Vote
Jul 03, 2020 at 10:25
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Vulnerability in Russian Blockchain Voting System Enables Forcing People to Vote
The Blockchain-based voting system announced in Russia has a vulnerability allowing for decrypting votes before the official end of voting. This feature questions the anonymity of voting, thus making it possible to manipulate people’s votes by forcing them.
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