Tag: Russia

Putin’s Order: Russia to Adopt Crypto Regulation by July

Putin’s Order: Russia to Adopt Crypto Regulation by July Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has instructed his country’s government to adopt federal laws relating to cryptocurrency by July this year. Russia has earlier broadened the definition of “digital financial assets” to include cryptocurrencies. Putin’s latest order resembles one he made regarding […]

Over 50 Bitcoin ATMs Operate Legally in Russia, Study Finds

Over 50 Bitcoin ATMs Operate Legally in Russia, Study Finds At least 51 cryptocurrency ATMs operate in compliance with the current regulations in Russia, estimates a new report. According to the study produced by the country’s crypto industry association, the average monthly turnover of each of these teller machines is […]

Clickbait Media Uses Bitcoin and Russia to Pump Headlines Again

Clickbait Media Uses Bitcoin and Russia to Pump Headlines Again In the past week or so, a number of publications, including cryptocurrency websites, but also “reputable” mainstream outlets, have given stage to a “Kremlin economist” with a bold prediction – Russia will invest billions in bitcoin to tackle U.S. sanctions, […]

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Eye Russia for Expansion Despite Sanctions

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Eye Russia for Expansion Despite Sanctions Sanctions imposed by governments as part of geopolitical struggles do not always filter through to under-regulated industries. Ambitious businesses covet every opportunity for expansion and diversification. That seems to be the reason why a growing number of crypto exchanges are turning their […]

The Daily: Argentina Meets 2019 With New BATMs, Russia Budgets Millions to Block Sites

The Daily: Argentina Meets 2019 With New BATMs, Russia Budgets Millions to Block Sites In this edition of The Daily, we focus on the growing number of bitcoin ATMs in Argentina. Five new devices have been installed recently in Buenos Aires. We also look at a report that Russia’s telecom […]

Alternative Crypto Bills Presented in Ukraine and Russia

Alternative Crypto Bills Presented in Ukraine and Russia Draft laws employing alternative approaches to regulating digital currencies have been introduced in Ukraine and Russia. In Kiev, a bill that classifies cryptocurrency as an asset, unit of exchange and store of value has been filed in the Rada and it’s supported […]

Alleged BTC-e Operator’s Lawyer Says Greek Court Decided on Extradition to Russia

Alleged BTC-e Operator’s Lawyer Says Greek Court Decided on Extradition to Russia The lawyer for the alleged BTC-e exchange operator, Alexander Vinnik, claims that the Greek supreme court has decided to extradite him back to his motherland. If true, this would be a significant blow to US authorities’ attempts to […]