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Binance built on fake volumes, should be banned, asserts critic

Business 15 April 2019

Binance built on fake volumes, should be banned, asserts critic

Binance critic, Yevgeny Devine, claimed that the cryptocurrency exchange has built its entire business on fake volumes.

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Former Portuguese lawmaker says Russia wants to disrupt global finance

Business 9 April 2019

Former Portuguese lawmaker says Russia wants to disrupt global finance

The move is in response to increased sanctions against the Kremlin implemented by the U.S., but Russian President Vladimir Putin isn’t relenting.

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Russia influencers reportedly purchased $8.6B in crypto

Business 3 April 2019

Russia influencers reportedly purchased $8.6B in crypto

Russian economist Vladislav Ginko claimed that some companies and wealthy individuals in Russia have bought 1.8 million BTC (about $8.6 billion).

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VKontakte looking to create its own cryptocurrency

Tech 1 April 2019

VKontakte looking to create its own cryptocurrency

VKontakte is making a major move and create their own cryptocurrency, but still has a lot of decisions to make about the new coin.

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Russia postpones second reading of crypto draft laws to April

Business 25 March 2019

Russia postpones second reading of crypto draft laws to April

The State Duma, which is the lower house of parliament, unanimously voted to move the reading of new crypto laws to April.

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Alexander Vinnik, still hunger striking, appeals for extradition

Business 22 March 2019

Alexander Vinnik, still hunger striking, appeals for extradition

Vinnik is seeking the extradition to his homeland of Russia for humanitarian reasons. Vinnik has filed for the extradition in a court in Piraeus, a port city in Attica, Greece.

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US introduces sanctions against Russian bank over Petro financing

Business 13 March 2019

US introduces sanctions against Russian bank over Petro financing

The U.S. Treasury Department has implemented blocks against Evrofinance Mosnarbank after it was allegedly shown to support Venezuela’s Petro cryptocurrency and was the “primary international financial institution willing to finance” the coin. 

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Russian central bank proposes crypto limits for ‘unqualified investors’

Business 13 March 2019

Russian central bank proposes crypto limits for ‘unqualified investors’

The Central Bank of Russia is planning to introduce an annual limit on crypto transactions among unqualified investors, as an amendment to current draft cryptocurrency regulations making their way through the State Duma.

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Russia’s ruling party launches a blockchain-based e-voting system

Business 8 March 2019

Russia’s ruling party launches a blockchain-based e-voting system

United Russia, the ruling party of Russia, has launched a blockchain-based electronic voting system for preliminary voting.

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Russia continues to move closer to introducing crypto regulations

Business 6 March 2019

Russia continues to move closer to introducing crypto regulations

Russia is now only a few short months away from having crypto regulations in place, if the government can adhere to Putin’s order.

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Russia preparing new measures that could impact digital assets

Business 5 March 2019

Russia preparing new measures that could impact digital assets

Russia is about to consider new measures that will affect cryptocurrencies, which could have a big impact on their plans for an oil-backed crypto.

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Russian commissioner for Human Rights requests extradition of Alexander Vinnik

Business 28 February 2019

Russian commissioner for Human Rights requests extradition of Alexander Vinnik

Tatyana Moskalkova, The Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation, sent a letter to Michalis Kalogir, the Minister of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights of Greece, requesting to extradite alleged crypto fraudster Alexander Vinnik to Russia.

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