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Russian minister: Don’t regulate cryptos, they aren’t payment methods

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.

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Crypto mining is like counterfeiting, Russian banking exec says

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.

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Russia lawmaker urges Parliament to move quicker on crypto regulations

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

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Russia denies claim it will purchase $50 billion in crypto

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.

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Russia to consider 20 cryptocurrency bills in spring session

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.

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Russia reportedly to ditch US dollar for Bitcoin

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.

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Russian crypto website sees ban overruled on appeal

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.

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Huobi wants to be a crypto one-stop shop in Russia

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.

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Legislation, oil business, blockchain analytics discussed at Blockchain Conference Moscow

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.

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Russia Duma said to be considering launching stablecoin

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.

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Russia’s crypto sector appoints arbitrator to handle disputes

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.

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After cryptocurrency, Russia’s digital assets bill loses ‘mining’ references

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.

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