Russia Silk Road to Launch ICO
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Russia’s Silk Road to Hold ICO, Exit Scam Attempt?

Hydra, Russia’s biggest dark web marketplace, announced its plans to develop an international, decentralized marketplace for illegal products. To achieve this goal, Hydra intends to...

Anatol Antonovici | 6 hours ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

Russia: De Facto Crypto Ban Will Be Hard to Achieve, Official Says

Russia may prohibit crypto payments for goods and services, but achieving such a ban might be quite difficult. This is the conclusion of Anatoly Aksakov, Chairman of the State Duma...

Anatol Antonovici | 2 weeks ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

Why is Russia Mirroring China’s Anti Crypto Stance?

Reports are emerging that Russia’s stance on crypto has turned negative. The news comes in the wake of a week of FUD stemming from another ‘bitcoin ban’ in China. It is no...

Martin Young | 2 weeks ago
BBC Russia FSB $450 million Bitcoin
Bitcoin

BBC Investigation Links Russia’s FSB To $450M Exchange Collapse

A BBC investigation has revealed links between Russia’s intelligence agency, the Federal Security Service (FSB), and the collapse of the Wex cryptocurrency exchange in 2018...

Emilio Janus | 4 weeks ago
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Blockchain Spending in China to Exceed $2 Billion by 2023

China’s blockchain spending is expected to see rapid growth in the next three years and exceed the $2 billion figure by the end of 2023, according to a report carried out by market...

Anatol Antonovici | 1 month ago
Russia to Ban Facebook is US Blocks Libra Cryptocurrency
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Russia to Ban Facebook if US Blocks Libra Cryptocurrency

A Russian government official says the nation will ban Facebook if the US decides to block the company’s Libra cryptocurrency. Putin Aide: Ask US About Libra Speaking to...

Anja van Oosterhout | 2 months ago
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Russian Nuclear Scientist Docked $7,000 for Illegal Bitcoin Mining

A Russian nuclear engineer has been fined $7,000 for illegal bitcoin mining at a top-secret nuclear base. Scientists at Top-Secret Nuclear Lab Caught Mining Bitcoin According to The...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 months ago
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OneCoin Scam Update: Bank of Ireland Officials Set to Appear in US...

Officials of the Bank of Ireland (BOI) are set to testify against a principal actor in the alleged OneCoin crypto Ponzi scam before a U.S. court. BOI Employees to Point the Finger at...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 months ago
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Bitcoin Taxes

Cryptocurrency Might Be Treated as Treasure Under Russia’s Tax Code

Russia might implement an interesting tax method. Local media reported that the Association of Banks of Russia proposes a tax on cryptocurrency mining that is equivalent to the tax on...

Anatol Antonovici | 3 months ago
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POTUS Candidate Yang Wants Blockchain Voting Despite Security Flaws

Blockchain voting is an essential upgrade to US elections, 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang has said. Yang: Standing In Line To Vote ‘Ridiculous’ Currently causing a...

Anja van Oosterhout | 4 months ago
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Altcoins

Tether Finds Real-World Use Case In China-Russian Grey Market

The grey market flow of cheap Chinese goods into the Russian market has established a real-world use case for Tether. Millions of dollars worth of USDT are being used every day to...

Emilio Janus | 5 months ago
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Bitcoin

Weekly Digest: Bitcoin Price Inaction, India Ban, and Sanction...

The United Kingdom gained a new Prime Minister this week, voted for by Conservative party members. But will Boris be bad for Bitcoin? Or perhaps cause prices to rise? Maybe Boris...

Emilio Janus | 5 months ago

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