Tag: putin

Apr 08 2022

Mar 04 2022

The Russia-Ukraine War Is Becoming A War On Crypto

When Putin set out to invade Ukraine, the world wasn't sure what he intended. But while threats were being exchanged, a variable that wasn't considered in the war effort was something Russia was battling to legislate on: Crypto. Since the war started, Ukraine has continued to receive donations in crypto....

Mar 01 2022

US Treasury Adds More Teeth On Russian Sanctions – Will It Scare Putin And His Central Bank?

Mar 01 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin crypto crypto news putin russia

The United States is making sure that Russian sanctions remain tightly in place and prevent Russia from taking any refuge from cryptocurrencies and use these to advance its goals. According to people with firsthand knowledge of the situation, the Biden administration is asking cryptocurrency exchanges in ensuring that Russian individuals and organizations do not get their hands on cryptocurrencies in order to avoid...

Feb 28 2022

Feb 25 2022

Why ECB Thinks Quick Crypto Regulations Will Tie Down Putin

The European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde called for quick approval of crypto regulations as war and crypto become intertwined and moral quandaries appear. Authorities fear Russia could use digital assets to bypass the sanctions imposed upon them. Europe depends on Russia for 40% of its natural gas supplies and this has put expected Swift sanctions on standby. Governments and entities looking to...

Breaking: Vladimir Putin Says Ready To Negotiate With Ukraine

Bitcoin and most other cryptocurrencies extended a recovery on Friday on reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin was willing to hold high-level negotiations with Ukraine. Crypto market shows signs of recovery...

Feb 23 2022

Why Is There an NFT Under Trump’s Sleeve? Is Putin There Too?

Feb 23 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  melania trump nft nfts potus putin

Melania Trump has launched three NFT collections. The second one turned on the wash trading alarms as it seems the money for the winning bid came from the NFT creator's wallet. The Third one tells us more about where this project is going. Mrs. Trump launched the "POTUS TRUMP NFT" Collection on a different website than hers and only accepted fiat money as...

Feb 07 2022

Latest From Putin And Xi Suggests Growing Political Interest In Bitcoin

Feb 07 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  china culture feature politics putin

Statements from Russia and China suggest the two are unified and prepared to evade economic sanctions, with Bitcoin being a potential tool.On February 4, news emerged that Russian President Vladimir Putin had issued a letter to the people of China, published by a local...

Feb 01 2022

Kremlin: Russians Hold Over $200 Billion In Crypto

Russians own 16.5 trillion rubles ($214 billion) in crypto, according to government figures. Given the lack of clarity in the country's crypto legislation, estimates are expected to be conservative. Russians Hold 12% Of Global Crypto Report from government estimates show that Russians own 16.5 trillion rubles ($214 billion) in cryptocurrencies. According to...

Jan 28 2022

Russia Prepares Roadmap For Bitcoin, Crypto Regulation: Report

Jan 28 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin crypto markets news putin

The Russian government is taking fast strides to regulate the bitcoin and cryptocurrency industries despite the central bank’s hard line.The Russian government is coming out in favor of establishing a comprehensive legislation for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency as members discuss the potential negative side effects of banning the industry altogether as suggested by the central bank.Putin reportedly...

Jan 27 2022

Putin Supports Bitcoin Mining in Russia: Report

The Russian President is reportedly in favor of a welcoming regulation for bitcoin miners despite the Bank of Russia’s ban recommendations.Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly backs a government proposal to encourage bitcoin mining in the country through clear taxation and regulatory measures, instead of following the central bank’s recommendations of banning the activity altogether.According to a...

Jan 26 2022

Putin: Russia Has ‘Advantages’ In Bitcoin Mining

Jan 26 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin mining markets news putin russia

Putin also asked the central bank and the government to come to a consensus on bitcoin regulation.Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said the country has distinctive characteristics that allow it to benefit from bitcoin mining while its central bank last week called for a complete ban of the activity in the country as it worries cryptocurrencies could pose risks to its...

Nov 19 2021

Hillary Clinton Fears Bitcoin Will Undermine Dollar As World Reserve Currency

Former democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke about Bitcoin and crypto’s ability to weaken governments.Former democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke about Bitcoin and crypto’s ability to weaken governments during a video panel discussion at the Bloomberg...

Oct 14 2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin: Bitcoin Has ‘Right to Exist’

Oct 14 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin culture putin russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin made new comments suggesting a growing tolerance for Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies during an interview with CNBC that was posted on the Kremlin’s website Thursday, Bloomberg reports.“I believe that it has value,” Putin told CNBC’s Hadley Gamble at the Russian...

Breaking: Vladimir Putin Says Cryptocurrencies Can Become Legitimate Payment Currency

Oct 14 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia seems to be in favor of cryptocurrencies and their use in the payment sector. In a recent interview with CNBC, Putin said crypto-assets “has the right to exist and can be used as a means of payment,” Russian President's pro-crypto stance came as a surprise to many given Russian The post Breaking: Vladimir Putin Says Cryptocurrencies Can...

Sep 10 2021

President Putin’s Press Secretary: Russia ‘Not Ready’ to Adopt Bitcoin

Sep 10 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin culture putin

Dmitry Peskov, the acting press secretary for Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Friday that Russia has no reason to recognize Bitcoin.Dmitry Peskov, the acting press secretary for Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Friday that Russia has no reason to recognize Bitcoin, according to the RIA Novosti news agency. In response to questions...

Jan 25 2021

Russians Donate $120,000 of BTC for Navalny’s Release

Jan 25 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  bitcoin navalny people putin release

A Bitcoin address connected to the release of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has received over $120,000, as protestors flooded the streets of Moscow this weekend. Bitcoin Funding in Release Protest On Jan. 17, Russian police in Moscow arrested Navalny at the Moscow airport as he arrived from Berlin. Officials said that a 2014...

Sep 25 2020

Putin, Navalny & Binance: Bitcoin News From Russia With Love

Sep 25 2020 Published at CryptoTicker under tags  binance bitcoin bitcoin news crypto navalny

Following a court order, Russian authorities were quick to freeze bank accounts of famous opposition figure Alexei Navalny as well as seize his flat. According to a video message posted on Twitter by Navalny's spokeswoman, he is still allowed to return to...

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