Tag: Russian

P2P Markets: Russian Localbitcoins Trade Outpaces Venezuela

P2P Markets: Russian Localbitcoins Trade Outpaces Venezuela During the week of March 2, roughly 14,365 BTC changed hands via peer-to-peer (P2P) exchange Localbitcoins, equating to approximately $ 51.51 million worth of trade. Of that, 3,593 was BTC traded via the Russian markets, 83 percent more volume than was produced by […]

Nordea Bank Faces Allegations of Laundering Russian Millions

Nordea Bank Faces Allegations of Laundering Russian Millions Finnish public broadcaster YLE will air a damning program on March 4 that reveals Nordea Bank’s alleged involvement in a multi-million-dollar money laundering scheme. The program will show how dirty money, mostly from Russian criminals, passed through Nordea, the biggest lender in […]

Report: Russian State Duma to Review Crypto Regulation, Oil-Backed Crypto in Development

Report: Russian State Duma to Review Crypto Regulation, Oil-Backed Crypto in Development The former Energy Minister Igor Yusufov is proposing an oil-backed crypto, and the Russian State Duma reportedly plans to review and adopt new cryptocurrency regulation in March Cointelegraph.com News

The Daily: Grin Developer Fund Grows, Russian Agent’s BTC Transaction Tracked

The Daily: Grin Developer Fund Grows, Russian Agent’s BTC Transaction Tracked In this edition of The Daily, a leading Grin developer has received donations worth $ 26,000 to fund his work on the project. Also, research group Bellingcat has tracked a BTC transaction allegedly made by Russian agents meddling in U.S. […]

Russian Institutions Back Proposal to Let Companies Use Cryptocurrency

Russian Institutions Back Proposal to Let Companies Use Cryptocurrency An idea to allow companies from certain sectors and in some regions to use cryptocurrencies is gaining traction in Russia. The proposal has been included in a draft law prepared by the Economy Ministry, a high-ranking parliamentarian has voiced his support, […]