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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.
Bank of Thailand Plans to Create Digital Currency Prototype for Corporate Sector
Jun 20, 2020 at 11:01
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Bank of Thailand Plans to Create Digital Currency Prototype for Corporate Sector
The Central Bank of Thailand (BoT) is creating a CBDC prototype called Project Inthanon for the business and corporate sectors.
Cryptocurrency Ban to Cost Russia More Losses Than Gains
Jun 15, 2020 at 12:18
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Cryptocurrency Ban to Cost Russia More Losses Than Gains
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.
Russia Is Going to Miss the Central Bank Digital Currency Train
Apr 30, 2020 at 08:28
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Russia Is Going to Miss the Central Bank Digital Currency Train
While global giant economies including the USA and China are looking to issue their Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, announced they are not going to develop a national cryptocurrency.
State Law on Cryptocurrency in Russia is Pending due to Coronavirus
Apr 04, 2020 at 13:58
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State Law on Cryptocurrency in Russia is Pending due to Coronavirus
This week, Russia’s State Duma announced that the cryptocurrency bill is ready to see the world, but the coronavirus defers the date. This legislation will give some important outlines on digital currency in the country and may even prompt the issuance of a digital Ruble.
Central Bank of Russia Reveals New Amendments to Bill on Cryptocurrency
Mar 25, 2020 at 10:15
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Central Bank of Russia Reveals New Amendments to Bill on Cryptocurrency
The Central Bank of Russia (BoR) has shared some important statements about proposed cryptocurrency legalisation, especially on their issuance and circulation.
Steven Seagal Fined $314k by SEC for Illegally Promoting ICO Ads
Feb 29, 2020 at 09:06
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Steven Seagal Fined $314k by SEC for Illegally Promoting ICO Ads
Steven Seagal will pay $314,000 to settle allegations of unlawful cryptocurrency advertising, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said. In 2018, the actor on social networks urged people not to miss the opportunity to participate in the initial public offering of cryptocurrency (ICO) Bitcoiin2Gen (B2G).
Russian Central Bank Approves Pilot Blockchain Project
Feb 18, 2020 at 11:37
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Russian Central Bank Approves Pilot Blockchain Project
The bank of Russia (CBR) has successfully completed the pilot of a blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform for the release and turnover of digital rights. It enables you to digitize (tokenize) goods, services, securities and other valuable assets. Any company or institution will be able to create cryptocurrencies on the site.
Russia Gets a Cryptocurrency Enthusiastic Prime Minister
Jan 19, 2020 at 13:55
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Russia Gets a Cryptocurrency Enthusiastic Prime Minister
Recently Russians woke up to the news of a new prime minister following a number of events that saw the government resigning. The new PM, who served as the head of  Russian tax services Mikhail Mishustin has  supported cryptocurrency for quite some time. The prime ministers vowed to transform the modern blockchain powered state for the benefit of Russians.
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