カテゴリー: Russia

Crypto Experts From Sanctioned Countries to Receive Training in Crimea

Crypto Experts From Sanctioned Countries to Receive Training in CrimeaThe leading crypto industry association in Crimea has proposed establishing an international training center to prepare experts from countries that have been placed under western sanctions. The idea is to use advanced technologies associated with cryptocurrencies to attract foreign investors to these jurisdictions. Also read: Estonia Issues Over 900 Licenses to Cryptocurrency Businesses Plan for […]

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Russian Developers to Help Iran Build Its Crypto-Economy

Russian Developers to Help Iran Build Its Crypto-EconomyExperts from Russia will provide support for the development of Iran’s crypto-economy. The cooperation is part of an agreement reached by representatives of leading industry organizations from the two countries, both subjected to western sanctions.   Also read: Vietnam at Crossroads on Cryptocurrency Regulations Crypto Associations Sign Cooperation Agreement The document has been signed by […]

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Digital Bank Revolut Surpasses 3 Million Customers

Digital Bank Revolut Surpasses 3 Million CustomersU.K. startup Revolut has announced that its customer base has surpassed three million users. The fintech platform, which has quickly become a viable online alternative to traditional banking, was established in 2015. It currently offers payment and exchange services for a growing number of fiat currencies and cryptocurrencies. Also read: Huobi Opens in Russia, Plans […]

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Huobi Opens Office in Russia, Plans Startup Accelerator and Mining Hotels

Huobi Opens Office in Russia, Plans Startup Accelerator and Mining HotelsThe Russian branch of digital asset exchange Huobi is scheduled to open on Nov. 12 with a Russian-language website and local support services. The global cryptocurrency company wants to support Russian startups and mining projects, in addition to launching an educational program. Also read: Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange to Create Infrastructure for Cryptocurrency Assets New […]

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Bitcoin Miners Flock to Paraguay as Country Weighs Its Social Development Options

Bitcoin Miners Flock to Paraguay as Country Weighs Its Social Development OptionsParaguay’s Itaipú Dam, one of the largest hydroelectric facilities in the world, is supporting bitcoin and ethereum mining in a city on the country’s border with Brazil and Argentina. These efforts have already spawned a number of new cryptocurrency businesses, creating multiple millionaires, but an ongoing reassessment of the dam’s developmental potential could spell boom or bye […]

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Professional Course Prepares Russian Lawyers for the Cryptocurrency Industry

Professional Course Prepares Russian Lawyers for the Cryptocurrency IndustryRussian companies have organized an enhancement course to prepare legal experts for the challenges of working in the cryptocurrency space. The oldest university of economics in the country, two law firms providing services to digital businesses, and both houses of parliament are behind the project to help lawyers understand the specifics of the industry.   […]

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Arbitrators to Resolve Disputes in the Russian Cryptocurrency Industry

Arbitrators to Solve Disputes in the Russian Cryptocurrency IndustryA leading industry organization in Russia has decided to establish an arbitration body to look into disputes within the digital economy, including matters related to cryptocurrency transactions, as well as rights and responsibilities in token sales and the implementation of smart contracts. Also read: Ukraine Plans to Fully Legalize Cryptocurrencies Within Three Years Industry Organization […]

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Russia’s Financial Watchdog to Oversee the Cryptocurrency Industry

Russia’s Financial Watchdog to Oversee the Cryptocurrency IndustryRussia’s Federal Financial Monitoring Service has revealed that it will regulate cryptocurrency-related transactions in the country, with a senior official saying that the agency will also oversee the broader cryptocurrency industry, in accordance with recommendations issued by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Also read: Ukraine Plans to Fully Legalize Cryptocurrencies Within Three Years Rosfinmonitoring […]

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The Daily: Coinbase Reportedly Cuts Staff, Telegram Loses Appeal Against Ban

The Daily: Coinbase Reportedly Cuts Staff, Telegram Loses Appeal Against BanIn this edition of The Daily, we cover reports that the U.S. exchange Coinbase has laid off some of its remote workforce. We also look at news that Bitfury is considering holding an initial public offering like Bitmain. Also, a court in Moscow has reject an appeal against the ban imposed on the popular messenger […]

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Former Russian Economics Minister Sees Huge Potential for Cryptocurrency

Former Russian Economics Minister Sees "Huge" Potential for CryptoHerman Gref, the former Russian minister of economics and trade and the current CEO of Russia’s largest bank, Sberbank, recently articulated his expectation that cryptocurrency will have a profoundly transformative effect upon society in coming decades. Despite his longer-term outlook, Gref also expressed his belief that cryptocurrency and distributed ledger technology still needs up to […]

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