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Russia to Invest in Blockchain, Potential Benefit Valued at $17.5B
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Russia Proposes Legalizing Crypto For Regulatory Sandboxes

Russia’s Ministry of Economic Development has proposed a bill on “regulatory sandboxes” that seeks the legalization of blockchain and cryptocurrencies, according to local media...

Anatol Antonovici | 1 week ago
Russia FSB $450 million Bitcoin
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Russia Decides to Outlaw Crypto as a Means of Payment

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), the successor of KGB, agreed with the Central Bank of Russia that cryptocurrencies should not be allowed as means of payments on the...

Anatol Antonovici | 1 month ago
Russia to Invest in Blockchain, Potential Benefit Valued at $17.5B
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Russia to Invest in Blockchain, Potential Benefit Valued at $17.5B

Russia plans to spend 28.4 billion rubles (over $450 million) on the development of blockchain until 2024. While this is 50% lower than previous figures, the strategy would still help...

Anatol Antonovici | 2 months ago
Is Russia's new prime minister good for Bitcoin?
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Is Russia’s New Prime Minister Good for Bitcoin?

Cryptocurrency is not money, while operations with it should be taxed – this and other statements were previously made by Mikhail Mishustin, who is now Russia’s new Prime Minister...

Anatol Antonovici | 2 months ago
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Putin Causes Russian Cabinet to Resign, Bitcoin Prices Spike

Russian President Vladimir Putin has triggered the resignation of his entire cabinet today, after laying out plans for Russia’s future political power balance. This political change...

Christine Vasileva | 3 months ago
Russia Might Finally Adopt Crypto Law This Spring
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Russia Might Finally Adopt Crypto Law This Spring

Russia’s State Duma (lower house of the parliament) might adopt the law on digital financial assets in the spring session, an official believes. Digital Assets to Have Legal...

Anatol Antonovici | 3 months ago