Latest News Of Russia Tag

Russian Central Bank in no hurry to create digital currency

Business 11 October 2019

Russian Central Bank in no hurry to create digital currency

The head of the central bank commented that the advantages of digital currency are still not clear.

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Russia makes arrests in smuggling operation, seizes BTC

Business 3 October 2019

Russia makes arrests in smuggling operation, seizes BTC

Russian crypto miners are in big trouble for smuggling in their hardware and failing to pay any type of dues.

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Russia digital rights act defines smart contracts, cryptocurrency

Business 3 October 2019

Russia digital rights act defines smart contracts, cryptocurrency

The new laws specify the appropriate legal treatment for digital assets and smart contracts, and introduces the concept of “digital rights” into Russian law for the first time.

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Russian nuclear scientist busted mining crypto at work

Business 2 October 2019

Russian nuclear scientist busted mining crypto at work

A nuclear scientist in Russia has been fined after it was revealed he had attempted to use one of the country’s most powerful supercomputers to mine BTC at work.

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Crypto payments ‘coming soon’ in Venezuela

Business 2 October 2019

Crypto payments ‘coming soon’ in Venezuela

The controversial president of Venezuela has said Venezuelans can expect crypto payments to be activated “very soon.”

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Former hockey player Igor Musatov arrested in cryptocurrency scam

Business 18 September 2019

Former hockey player Igor Musatov arrested in cryptocurrency scam

Hundreds of thousands were stolen from entrepreneurs as the hockey player claimed to need help buying a home.

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Moscow seeking firm to develop blockchain system for admin services

Tech 16 August 2019

Moscow seeking firm to develop blockchain system for admin services

Moscow is looking for a partner to put city service on the blockchain with.

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Russian authorities investigate BTC mining equipment importer

Tech 31 July 2019

Russian authorities investigate BTC mining equipment importer

DTPK could be in a spot of trouble over failing to pay the right customs fees for its mining equipment.

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Russia still bearish on crypto acceptance

Business 29 July 2019

Russia still bearish on crypto acceptance

Despite an order from President Putin to develop a framework, Russia is most likely not going to legalize digital currencies anytime in the near future.

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Russian weapons manufacturers considering BTC to get around sanctions

Business 26 July 2019

Russian weapons manufacturers considering BTC to get around sanctions

To continue illegal trade, Russian manufacturers are consulting with the Central Bank to consider using BTC in trade.

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Former WEX CEO Dmitri Vasilev arrested in Italy

Business 22 July 2019

Former WEX CEO Dmitri Vasilev arrested in Italy

Dmitri Vasilev has reportedly been arrested for suspicious crypto activity that has happened for years now.

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Russia pushes adoption of digital currencies bill to autumn session

Business 10 July 2019

Russia pushes adoption of digital currencies bill to autumn session

The bill on digital financial assets (DFA) has run into some obstacles in the State Duma and will most likely not meet the expected deadline.

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