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Bitcoin 07/12/20 19:32 by Erie Maxwell
Infamous Alexander Vinnik Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison For Bitcoin Laundering
Alexander Vinnik, the alleged owner and operator of defunct crypto exchange BTC-e, has been sentenced to five years in prison for money laundering involving Bitcoin. He will also pay 100,000 euros (a...
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Crypto 28/11/20 01:03 by Brenda Ngari
Russia To Introduce A “Civilized Direction” For The Crypto Market And Protect Users From Scams
The Russian government is planning to lead the development of the local cryptocurrency market in a “civilized direction” in a bid to protect users, the nation’s prime minister, Mikhail Mishusti...
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Crypto 05/11/20 22:04 by Steve Muchoki
ByBit Cryptocurrency Exchange Becomes the Champion Partner for Borussia Dortmund
ByBit cryptocurrency exchange has strategically partnered with one of the greatest and most revered German football club, Borussia Dortmund, as its international champion partner. Although footbal...
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Crypto 31/10/20 18:22 by Brenda Ngari
Russian Bank Gazprombank Receives Authorization To Launch Institutional Cryptocurrency Services In Switzerland
Gazprombank, a Swiss-based bank that is a subsidiary of Russia’s largest government-owned energy behemoth, Gazprom, has received the green light to provide cryptocurrency services to institutional ...
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Other 24/10/20 17:34 by Brenda Ngari
Russia To Conduct A Pilot Of Its Digital Ruble By End Of 2021: Senior Bank Of Russia Official
Countries around the world have shown great interest in developing central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), with a good number of central banks already in the process of creating digital versions of ...
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Crypto 14/10/20 18:01 by Brenda Ngari
Russia’s Central Bank Wants To Limit The Amount Of Crypto Unqualified Investors Can Buy Annually
Russia has been at different times hostile, unsure, or inconsistent with its stance on cryptocurrencies. In early August, reports claimed that Russian leader Vladimir Putin had signed a law that lega...
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Crypto 25/09/20 16:53 by Brenda Ngari
Russian Crypto Investors To Face Up To Three Years In Jail If They Fail To Report Wallet Balances To Tax Authorities
Cryptocurrency investors convicted in Russia for failing to declare their wallet details could face up to three years in jail, we can reveal today. They will also be liable to pay hefty fines as part...
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Bitcoin 25/09/20 14:13 by Samuel Wan
Bitcoin Community Reacts to Russia’s Criminalization of Undeclared Crypto Activity
Bitcoin is not welcome in Russia. The Central Bank of Russia, this year, put in place legislation that bans the issuance and circulation of cryptocurrencies. But officials in the country accept that a...
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Mining 04/09/20 13:38 by Brenda Ngari
Brutal Blow To Miners: Russia’s New Draft Law Will Ban Crypto Completely And Prohibit Miners From Receiving Rewards
The Finance Ministry of Russia has proposed some amendments that could ban cryptocurrency use in the country. The passing of the new draft bill could be catastrophic for the bitcoin miners in Russia ...
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Bitcoin 05/08/20 14:14 by Vincent Mislos
Putin Reportedly Signs Law Legalizing Digital Assets, Including Bitcoin In Russia
According to RT News, Russian President Vladimir Putin has reportedly signed into law the landmark crypto bill “On Digital Assets,” which effectively provides legal status to cryptocurrencies in ...
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Crypto 23/07/20 13:53 by Olivia Brooke
The Use Of Cryptocurrencies Will No Longer Be Criminalized In Russia
The Russian cryptocurrency ecosystem is gleefully celebrating a newly achieved milestone as lawmakers in Russia passed the bill that has now decriminalized the use and of digital currencies in the co...
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Bitcoin 20/07/20 16:51 by Bernice Nyambura
‘World’s Most Wanted Man’ Jan Marsalek Is Reportedly Moving Bitcoin Funds In Russia
The latest update on the whereabouts of former Australian Chief Operating Officer of Fallen German fintech company Wirecard, says that he is in a hideout in Russia, transferring large sums of Bitcoin...
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Bitcoin 02/07/20 22:35 by Adrian Klent
Russian Court Dismisses 100 BTC Theft, Says Cryptocurrencies Have “No Legal Status”
A Russian media outlet has reported a case of cryptocurrency theft which was waved off by a court in Russia. The Petrograd District Court of St. Petersburg made its ruling on the 30th of May as it br...
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Bitcoin 05/05/20 08:27 by Samuel Wan
Russia Tops Peer-to-Peer Bitcoin Volume Despite Strict Restrictions, Surprising Data Finds
Russia stands out as the global leader in Bitcoin volume, according to CryptoDiffer. The research firm compiled data from LocalBitcoins, a widely-utilized peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange. BITCOI...
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Bitcoin 24/03/20 19:35 by Brenda Ngari
Russian Ministry Welcomes Bitcoin Legalization, Introduces Regulatory Sandbox For Crypto Testing
While crypto regulation is still quite murky in Russia, a ministry in the country is making a huge effort to improving the situation. According to prominent Russian publication, Izvestia, Russia...
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Crypto 17/03/20 16:34 by Marco Tulio
Central Bank of Russia Continues to Fight Against the Legal Use of Cryptocurrencies
While the Russian Ministry of Finance seeks to complete the project of the Bill “On Digital Financial Assets” (CFA) presented on February 25, 2018, The Central Bank of Russia hinders all ...
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Crypto 30/12/19 19:26 by News Desk
The Russian government took a step towards the blockchain: what are the prospects for 2020?
As it became known this week, roadmaps for blockchain technology and quantum sensors were sent by the Russian government for revision. The corresponding statement following the Global Technology Lead...
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Other 12/12/19 11:00 by Anatol Antonovici
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 conduct an initi...
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Crypto 30/11/19 14:30 by Anatol Antonovici
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 Committee on Financ...
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Crypto 30/11/19 08:34 by Martin Young
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 surprise that central ...
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Crypto 27/11/19 13:05 by Lubomir Tassev
Russian Tax Authority Registers Crypto as Part of a Company’s Capital
A company has blazed a trail in Russia, successfully convincing the country’s tax agency to accept that its equity capital now includes cryptocurrency. The change in the ownership distribution h...
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Other 16/11/19 11:06 by Emilio Janus
BBC Investigation Links Russia’s FSB To $450M Exchange Collapse
A BBC investigation has spiked on the exchange, before customer withdrawals were frozen. The exchange finally shut down towards the end of 2018. Wex Sprang From the Ashes Of BTC-e Wex had only come in...
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