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Bitcoin Investment

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 | Jan 08, 2019 | 12:00
From Russia with Love
Blockchain

Russia’s Blockchain Legislation Could Be Ready in a Few Months

Cryptocurrencies aren’t the only technology getting the regulation treatment in Russia. The country has stated that a legislative framework for blockchain technology could be...

Nikita Blows | Mar 26, 2018 | 12:00
Breaking News

Vladimir Putin Endorses Blockchain: Russia Can’t Be ‘Late...

Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin endorsed blockchain technology during a meeting on Sunday with Herman Gref, the president of Sberbank, Russia’s largest bank...

Dieter Holger | Feb 25, 2018 | 06:00
News

Nyet! Russian Minister Says Bitcoin May Never Be Legalized

Russian minister Nikolai Nikiforov says that it’s likely that Russia will never legalize Bitcoin due to it being a “foreign product.” However, Russia is still gung-ho...

Jeff Francis | Nov 22, 2017 | 09:00
Russia to Issue First State-Backed Cryptocurrency 'CryptoRuble'
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Russian Govt: Bitcoin ‘Expanding’, Putin...

Russian President Vladimir Putin is “completely mad about the digital economy,” first deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov has said. Putin Holds Ministers Hostage ‘Until...

Wilma Woo | Jun 04, 2017 | 14:30

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