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Putin Sets July Deadline For Cryptocurrency Law in Russia

Russia’s long-running cryptocurrency regulation saga may soon be at an end as Vladimir Putin has ordered a deadline of 1st July 2019 for the approval of the...

Emilio Janus | 10 months ago
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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 | 10 months ago
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Iran May Unveil State-Backed Cryptocurrency This Week

Iran is reportedly expected to announce its state-backed digital currency at the annual Electronic Banking and Payment Systems Conference which starts on January 29th. The move is an...

Georgi Georgiev | 11 months ago
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Rumors Denying Russia’s $10B Bitcoin Investment...

The economist who told the media Russia was planning to buy $10 billion of Bitcoin has staunchly defended his remarks in the face of ensuing criticism. ‘Who Denied It? Vladimir...

Esther Kim | 11 months ago
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‘Unlikely in Next 30 Years’ – Russian Official...

Elina Sidorenko, head of the Legislative Risk Assessment Group in Russia, says there is no merit to rumors that the country will invest as much as $10 billion in bitcoin. Russia...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 11 months ago
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Russia: Cryptoruble Coming ‘Within 2-3 Years,’...

Russia could introduce the Blockchain-based alternative to its fiat currency, the ‘Cryptoruble’, within “two to three years,” a senior politician has said. Aksakov: Cryptoruble...

Esther Kim | 11 months ago
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Bitcoin Investment

Russia Planning $10B Bitcoin Investment, Insists Kremlin Economist

Russian economist, Vladislav Ginko, says Russia is looking to invest $10 billion in Bitcoin as the State Duma has put cryptocurrency legislation high on the agenda for 2019. Rumored...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 11 months ago
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Russia Plans to Ditch US Dollar for Bitcoin, Says University...

A Russian university lecturer with ties to the government says the Kremlin will soon begin investing massively in Bitcoin as a way of avoiding new U.S. sanctions, a move that could...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 11 months ago
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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 | 1 year ago
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Moscow Has 120,000 Residents Using Bitcoin, Yandex Survey Finds

Moscow has an estimated 1 percent or 120,000 people actively using cryptocurrency, according to a new survey from Yandex.  Moscow Has 120,000 Bitcoin Users? The survey was a joint...

Esther Kim | 1 year ago
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Russia Central Bank Head: Cryptocurrency Craze Is ‘Fortunately...

The head of Russia’s central bank has announced the “cryptocurrency craze” is “starting to fade away” – and that this is a “fortunate” event. Nabiullina: Businesses...

Wilma Woo | 1 year ago

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