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Telegram Reportedly Testing Service to Store Data for Identity Verification

Telegram Reportedly Testing Service to Store Data for Identity VerificationTelegram has been testing a new service that will store users’ information and documents for verification purposes, according to Russian media reports. Telegram Passport will be used to keep personal details and copies of IDs, banking statements, and utility bills to identify users on Telegram’s blockchain platform TON.  Also read: After Telegram, Viber May Be […]

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Cryptocurrency Recognized as Valuable Property by Russian Court

Cryptocurrency Recognized as Valuable Property by Russian CourtA Russian arbitration court of appeals has recognized cryptocurrency as a property with value in its ruling on Monday. This overturned a previous ruling by another court even though Russia currently has no legal framework for cryptocurrencies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Crypto Recognized as Property The Ninth Arbitration Court of […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Saturday: Bulls Test $10,000, Russian Crypto-Millionaire Found Dead, Cobinhood Launches IOTA Trading

Bitcoin in Brief: Bulls Test $10,000, Russian Crypto-Millionaire Found Dead, Cobinhood Launches IOTA TradingToday has seen the price of BTC rally to test $10,000 USD amid the bullish response to the increasing institutional presence in the cryptocurrency markets. In other trading news, fee-free exchange Cobinhood has announced the introduction of trading pairs for the ninth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, IOTA. In international news, Russian cryptocurrency Youtuber Pavel […]

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Taxis Take BCH, Stores Sell BTC in the Russian City of Rostov

Taxis Take BCH, Stores Sell BTC in the Russian City of RostovResidents of Rostov, the Russian port city on the Don River, are enjoying a growing number of bitcoin-related services. Some crypto-savvy taxi drivers have started accepting Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and several BTC teller machines have been installed in supermarkets. All that happens while officials in Moscow are still mulling over the legislation needed to regulate […]

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Security Firms Offer Protection for Crypto Traders in Moscow

Security Firms Offer Protection for Crypto Traders in MoscowPrivate security firms in Moscow are offering a new service – protection for people buying and selling cryptocurrency for cash. The companies have also expressed readiness to help investigate crypto-related crimes. Police are still reluctant to work on such cases, as cryptocurrencies are not yet regulated in Russia. Also read: Chinese Merchants in Moscow Convert […]

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Half of the ICO Money in Russia Went to Pyramids

Half of the ICO Money in Russia Went to PyramidsRussian ICOs attracted a total of $300 million last year but half of the funds went to financial pyramids, according to the Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain. The organization that represents the crypto community in the country is now working on an ICO standard to help investors distinguish real projects from fraudulent schemes. Russian […]

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Half of the ICO Money in Russia Went to Pyramids

Half of the ICO Money in Russia Went to PyramidsRussian ICOs attracted a total of $300 million last year but half of the funds went to financial pyramids, according to the Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain. The organization that represents the crypto community in the country is now working on an ICO standard to help investors distinguish real projects from fraudulent schemes. Russian […]

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Russian Government Concerned Crypto Bill Inadequate in Many Ways

Russian Government Concerned Cryptocurrency Bill Inadequate in Many WaysThe Russian government has officially provided a response to the bill that seeks to outline the legal framework for cryptocurrencies. Many flaws and inadequacies were pointed out including unjustified restrictions on Russian residents and foreign investors. Also read: Russian Regulators Draft Law to Restrict Crypto Mining, Payments, and Token Sales Response to Crypto Bill The Russian […]

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Russia’s Supreme Court Overturns Decision to Block Bitcoin Website

Russia’s Supreme Court Overturns Decision to Block a Bitcoin WebsiteThe Supreme Court of the Russian Federation has struck down the ban imposed on the Bitcoininfo.ru portal. The outlet is one several dozens of crypto-related websites that have been taken offline by the Russian authorities in the past few years. The decision sets a precedent which and is likely to determine the faith of many […]

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Yes, You Can Buy Your World Cup Ticket with Bitcoin

Yes, You Can Buy Your World Cup Ticket with BitcoinRussian crypto-media have asked a meaningful question – why World Cup tickets can’t be bought with cryptocurrency. Credit card payments and bank transfers are currently accepted, but are they an option for every fan who wants to go to the stadium? And, is it really impossible to get a ticket with your bitcoin? Also read: […]

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