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Altcoins

Venezuela and Russia May Switch to Ruble After Trying ‘Petro’...

Venezuela and Russia are in talks to switch over to the ruble for trade after trying the ‘El Petro’ cryptocurrency, a UN ambassador has revealed.   Venezuela and Russia...

Allen Scott | May 17, 2019 | 19:00
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Venezuela President Urges Investors To Buy Petro As Citizens Prefer...

The president of Venezuela has issued an open call for foreign investors to buy up the country’s notorious state-issued cryptocurrency, despite international sanctions. Maduro...

Esther Kim | Apr 25, 2019 | 12:00
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Bitcoin Trading Plummets in Venezuela Blackout as Government...

Bitcoin use in Venezuela took a hit this week after a persisting electricity blackout appeared to limit the ability of users to transact.  Bitcoin Trades Drop 40 Percent That was the...

Esther Kim | Mar 14, 2019 | 21:00
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Russia: Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency in ‘Final Stage of...

Russia’s State Duma is reportedly planning to review and adopt a cryptocurrency law to facilitate the creation of an oil-backed cryptocurrency. Russia to Adopt Cryptocurrency Law...

Georgi Georgiev | Feb 22, 2019 | 10:00
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Venezuela Bitcoin Trading Sets Giant All-Time High

Venezuela traded more bolivars for bitcoins than ever before last week. Volumes on P2P trading platform Localbitcoins reaching 15.7 billion VES ($10 million) amid increasing political...

Esther Kim | Jan 28, 2019 | 11:00
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Russia Says Venezuela’s Petro Acceptance ‘Not...

Russia has not discounted the idea of using state-issued cryptocurrency Petro in commercial operations with Venezuela. Russia: No Petro Payments ‘Yet’ Those were the words...

Esther Kim | Dec 14, 2018 | 09:00
In July, Bitcoinist reported on Venezuelan Nicolás Maduro's efforts to see the Petro become his avowed 'Great Hope.'
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Venezuela Artificially Inflates Petro 150 Percent As Bitcoin Sets New...

Venezuela saw yet another new record for Bitcoin use December 1 after another week of economic shake-ups made the cryptocurrency more appealing than ever. 1 Week, 1300 Bitcoins Data...

Esther Kim | Dec 03, 2018 | 06:00
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Max Keiser Interview: Bitcoin Will ‘Gobble Up All Fiat’...

Bitcoinist once again caught up with the one and only Max Keiser, Wall Street veteran and host of the Keiser Report. He explains why he isn’t fazed about the Bitcoin price drop...

Allen Scott | Nov 30, 2018 | 12:00
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Bitcoin Exchange

Venezuela Traded More Bitcoin Than Ever Before In October

Venezuela set a new Bitcoin trading record last week as the country embraces cryptocurrency more than ever. Venezuela Trades 1075 BTC in 7 Days According to data from monitoring...

Wilma Woo | Nov 07, 2018 | 09:00
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Altcoins

Petro… Petro… Get ’em While They’re Hot!

After what seems like an unnecessarily long bout of teasing, we can finally get our hands on all those lovely Venezuelan Petro.  As Bitcoinist reported earlier this month, the Petro...

Emilio Janus | Oct 31, 2018 | 15:00
Venezuela's Central Bank Unveils App To Help Citizens Convert New Crypto-Pegged ‘Sovereign Bolivar’
Bitcoin

Argentina, Venezuela, and Egypt Post Record P2P Bitcoin Trading...

During October 2018, Bitcoin trading volumes on the peer-to-peer (P2P) platform LocalBitcoins reached peak levels in Argentina, Venezuela, and Egypt. Elsewhere, places like Croatia and...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Oct 16, 2018 | 03:00
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Venezuela Bitcoin Trading Hits New Record As Maduro Confirms Petro...

Venezuela posted its largest-ever Bitcoin trading volumes last week, data compiled October 6 confirms, as the country announced several new economic shake-ups.  7 Days, $7 Million...

Wilma Woo | Oct 08, 2018 | 21:00

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