Russia

Mar 25, 2020 at 10:15
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.
Feb 29, 2020 at 09:06
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).
Feb 18, 2020 at 11:37
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.
Jan 19, 2020 at 13:55
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.
Dec 27, 2019 at 11:10
Russia Admits Cryptocurrency can Be Used for Bribes
The Russian Supreme Court has made it clear that “digital rights,” which is a term used to mean coins and tokens in the country’s law, can be used to facilitate illegal activities such as bribes, in the same way as fiat currency, property and other valuable assets are.
Dec 24, 2019 at 15:45
Russia-US War Gets Hotter with Mt. Gox Bitcoin Hacker to be Extradited to France
For over two years now, there has been an ongoing fight between the courts of different countries over the case involving founder of BTC-e Alexander Vinnik from Russia, suspected to have illegally stolen huge sums of Bitcoin (in billions) by Mark Karpeles, the French founder of the collapsed Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox. Now, the case looks to be reaching its end.
Dec 03, 2019 at 10:43
Central Bank of Russia to Ban Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency
Last week on Friday, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation made a negative statement against Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies, stating that their fiat currency known as the ruble should be the country’s only legal tender instrument.
Oct 07, 2019 at 09:42
Global Companies Paying Cryptocurrency Salaries Have Increased
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency stipends have gained regulatory recognition in many parts of the globe including Switzerland, Estonia, Italy, Russia, United States, Japan, and New Zealand. However, when it comes to other major sectors or businesses, cryptocurrencies are not yet being used for remuneration. Individuals and firms in the aforementioned jurisdictions are seriously exploiting the benefits of legal digital currency payments.
Sep 15, 2019 at 12:03
Banks in Russia Want Cryptocurrency Holders to be Identified
The Association of Banks of Russia (ADB) has created a decentralized cryptocurrency turnover concept, that suggests to deploy special programs to recognize the owners of digital currencies, according to Anatoly Kozlachkov, ADB vice president. The banks want to completely remove all kinds of obscurity in digital currency transactions and businesses, a thing that will make Bitcoin (BTC) possession facts and figures public.
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