The permanent closure comes after the exchange abruptly shut down in the wake of the attack in late December, leaving many of its users out of pocket.
The wholly owned subsidiary of natural gas firm Gazprom is initially running mining operations from one of its oil drilling facilities in Siberia.
A prolific BTC scam operating in Australia has been traced to fraudsters in Russia, following an investigation by The Guardian Australia.
Public officials in Russia must include digital currencies owned by their spouses and children, and must report by June 30, 2021.
The Chinese model for its digital yuan is a better template for Russia in exploring a central bank digital currency, central bank officials said.
The state owned bank is reportedly nearing rollout of the technology, which will provide access to digital currencies and digital assets via blockchain.
Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has said the government would work to develop digital currency markets in a “civilized direction.”
A Russian man is nursing burn wounds after his BTC block reward mining operation caught fire and set his apartment ablaze.
Russian digital currency owners will be required to disclose their holdings if their annual transactions exceed 600,000 rubles.
Moscow-based En+ Group announced a move into the digital currency mining space through a venture with mining farm operator BitRiver.
Russian government officials will now have to include their digital currency holdings when they report their annual income.