Tag: russia

Jul 22 2021

Russian Central Bank Asks Stock Exchanges Not to List Crypto Firms

The restrictions are only for retail investors and not for accredited investors.

Jul 19 2021

Here Is Why The Russian Crypto Industry Is Trying To Attract Bitcoin Miners

Jul 19 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  crypto miner mining russia

A crypto industry association in Russia has launched a project with the target of attracting Bitcoin miners to the nation. Russian Crypto Industry Association Aims To Attract Miners As China's crackdowns on crypto mining continue, miners have been migrating out of the nation in hordes. They have...

Public Association Wants To Attract Bitcoin Miners To Russia

Jul 19 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin mining business russia

A Russian association has announced a new project to attract bitcoin mining companies as miners face hardships in China.A public association in Russia focused on representing the interests of the cryptocurrency industry in the country has announced a new project for attracting Bitcoin miners onto Russian soil.According to the project, headed by the Russian Association...

Jun 28 2021

Appeal Denied: BTC-e’s Alexander Vinnik Faces 5 Years in French Prison

Several charges against the former operator of BTC-e were dropped, but the sentence remains the same.

Jun 18 2021

Nornickel Launches Two Blockchain-Based Exchange Traded Commodities

The world’s largest palladium producer listed its nickel and copper ETCs on the London Stock Exchange and Borsa Italiana.

Jun 14 2021

Russian Minister Says Cryptos Could Play Role in International Settlements

Sergei Lavrov pointed out that the government doesn't aim to fully de- dollarize their economy.

Jun 08 2021

Russians Could Inherit Cryptocurrencies with New Law Proposed by Lawmakers

There are still discussions on the lack of clarity regarding the legal status of cryptocurrencies in Russia.

Apr 30 2021

Censored Russian News Agency Asks For Bitcoin Donations

Independent Russian news organization Meduza has launched a donations page with a bitcoin address after being penalized by the government.The Russian Justice Ministry has added Meduza, one of the country’s leading independent news agencies, to its list of “foreign agent” media outlets, a label that poses a significant threat to the agency’s future, according to...

Apr 16 2021

U.S. Imposes Sanctions On Russia-Linked Bitcoin Addresses

Apr 16 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture regulations russia u.s.

In its effort to stifle entities that attempted to influence U.S. elections the Treasury Department sanctioned several bitcoin addresses.As part of an effort against entities that attempted to influence the 2020 U.S. presidential election, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), recently announced sweeping...

Mar 24 2021

Russia Reportedly Plans To Track Bitcoin-To-Fiat Sales

Mar 24 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture russia surveillance

According to local news reports, a Russian financial monitoring service will be tracking bitcoin-to-fiat transactions.Authorities in Russia are planning to track transactions involving the exchange of bitcoin for rubles, according to a report from the local news agency Regnum. Per the report, the country’s deputy head of Moscow’s financial monitoring...

Russia to Monitor All Bitcoin-Fiat Transactions

A separate bank code will be introduced to identify suspicious transactions.

Mar 11 2021

Bank of Russia Plans to Pilot Digital Ruble in 2021 End

The prototype will be available to the public, but it will not support real- time transactions.

Feb 18 2021

Russia’s Digital Ruble Model to Get Bank-Friendly Redesign

Feb 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  banks business coinflash digital ruble news

Banks had feared being drained of liquidity under the original concept for the digital currency.

Feb 17 2021

Russia’s Crypto Tax Bill Passes First Reading at State Duma

The bill proposes to recognise cryptocurrency as property for purposes of taxation.

Feb 16 2021

Russia’s Lower House to Consider Bill on Crypto Taxation This Week

If passed the bill would amend tax laws to recognize digital currencies as a form of property.

Just-In: Russian State Duma to Consider New Bill on Cryptocurrency Taxation on Feb. 17

Feb 16 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

The Russian State Duma has approved a draft bill cryptocurrency taxation on February 15th, 2021 that would be up for consideration on February 17th, 2021. The new draft bill proposes certain amendments to the Russian federal tax code to levy a tax against crypto transactions after prohibiting its use as a currency back in January The post Just-In: Russian State Duma to Consider...

Russian Mobile Operators Eye Payments Services, Wallets for Digital Ruble

Some telcos are looking at developing a digital wallet that would link the digital currency to users' mobile phone numbers.

Feb 10 2021

Mystery Entity Just Set up 20K Bitcoin Miners in Siberia: Report

Feb 10 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business coinflash mining news russia

A shipment of devices said to be worth up to $60 million was set up in the city of Bratsk and set to mining bitcoin.

Feb 05 2021

Hackers Are Trying to Mine Crypto Using Russian Government Servers, Expert Says

Feb 05 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  mining news russia

Hackers have been mining crypto on government servers in Russia, including defense contractors and medical centers, expert says.

Feb 01 2021

Facial Recognition Tech May Be Being Used Against Russian Protestors

Feb 01 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  news russia surveillance tech

Russian police officials may be tracking attendees at pro-Navalny protests using facial recognition tools, detainees claim.

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