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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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Criminals rarely cash out funds through crypto: Russian central bank

Business 25 June 2019

Criminals rarely cash out funds through crypto: Russian central bank

Russian government officials have revealed that criminals prefer to stick to bank cards to get their money.

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Russia’s crypto bill to become law ‘within two weeks’: official

Business 20 June 2019

Russia’s crypto bill to become law ‘within two weeks’: official

Russia’s long awaited cryptocurrency bill will finally become law when it is adopted by lawmakers over the next two weeks.

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Russia will launch own digital currency, eventually

Business 18 June 2019

Russia will launch own digital currency, eventually

Russia remains committed to developing a digitial currency, but it wants to do it when the technology matures.

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Russia likely to make several cryptocurrency activities illegal

Business 11 June 2019

Russia likely to make several cryptocurrency activities illegal

Russia’s State Duma is looking to pass new cryptocurrency regulations later this month, but they are more of a crackdown than anything else.

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Russian autonomous region to use blockchain for tourism

Business 10 June 2019

Russian autonomous region to use blockchain for tourism

Yugra is going to implement a blockchain-enabled tourism platform in order to track public spending and provide better transparency in the industry.

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Russian Supreme Court calls for crypto inclusion in law

Business 5 June 2019

Russian Supreme Court calls for crypto inclusion in law

A Russian judge has called on the parliament to regulate the crypto industry, rather than seek to ban it.

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