Latest News Of Russia Tag
Business 15 February 2019
Russian minister: Don’t regulate cryptos, they aren’t payment methods
For Alexander Kolanov, it’s simple. Crypto’s aren’t recognized as payment methods in Russia, so they don’t need regulation.
Tech 7 February 2019
Crypto mining is like counterfeiting, Russian banking exec says
The head of a Russian bank has compared cryptocurrency mining to ‘counterfeiting’, and warned the industry is unlikely to have a long-term future.
Business 31 January 2019
Russia lawmaker urges Parliament to move quicker on crypto regulations
At least one Russian lawmaker believes the country needs to move quicker to adopt cryptocurrency regulations
Business 18 January 2019
Russia denies claim it will purchase $50 billion in crypto
According to the chair of Russian government’s crypto group, Elina Sidorenko, the Russian Federation – like any other country in the world – is simply not ready to combine its traditional financial system with cryptocurrencies.
Business 11 January 2019
Russia to consider 20 cryptocurrency bills in spring session
Vyacheslav Volodin, chairman of Russia's lower chamber of parliament, has revelaed that they will consider more than 20 cryptocurrency bills in the spring session.
Business 9 January 2019
Russia reportedly to ditch US dollar for Bitcoin
According to a university lecturer in Moscow, Russia could be contemplating dumping the U.S. dollar in favor of cryptocurrencies.
Business 26 November 2018
Russian crypto website sees ban overruled on appeal
Russian crypto website, bitcoininfo.ru, was handed a victory in an appeals court in Saint Petersburg, which has now ordered the website to be reinstated and its founder, Nikolay Tonkoshkurov, to receive restitution.
Business 19 November 2018
Huobi wants to be a crypto one-stop shop in Russia
Huobi opened its new office in Moscow, complete with 30 staff members, about a week ago. It is the first major crypto exchange to have a physical presence in Russia, complete with a Russian-speaking call center.
Press Releases 8 November 2018
Legislation, oil business, blockchain analytics discussed at Blockchain Conference Moscow
Blockchain Conference Moscow will take place on November 20 bringing together leading local and foreign industry experts.
Business 5 November 2018
Russia Duma said to be considering launching stablecoin
According to Russian media outlet, the state Duma’s Committee on Financial Markets announced that it is discussing creating a ruble-backed stablecoin in response to an increase in household debt.
Business 2 November 2018
Russia’s crypto sector appoints arbitrator to handle disputes
Russia’s cryptocurrency sector has given up waiting for legal certainty and taken regulation into its own hands, following the decision of an industry body to establish an arbitration body.
Business 23 October 2018
After cryptocurrency, Russia’s digital assets bill loses ‘mining’ references
Lawmakers in Russia are making progress on creating regulations to govern blockchain and digital assets-related activities in the country.