Based in Italy with Russian roots, Andrey discovered the world of crypto by hunting for cybersecurity bounties. He worked at several blockchain startups before turning to journalism, almost by chance. He’s passionate about technology and business in equal measure, and sees blockchain as a potential driver of deep societal change.
Russia is updating its manual for detecting money laundering risks, simplifying it while adding a broad categorization of cryptocurrency exchange transactions a...
Russian Central Bank Links Crypto Transactions With Money Laundering
The Central Bank of Russia is moving forward with a proposal to integrate appropriate tokenization regulations in Russia’s troubled digital financial assets bil...
Legal Framework for Tokenization Submitted to Russia’s Crypto Bill
Blockstack’s claim of having one million verified users has been questioned extensively, which prompted Cointelegraph to investigate its blockchain data.
Does Blockstack Really Have 1 Million Verified Users?
Binance’s debit and credit card partner Simplex is now offering 15 more fiat currencies that are supported for purchasing Bitcoin, Ether and others.
Binance Adds 15 Fiat Currency Options for Purchasing Crypto
Wells Fargo’s investment branch added $5 million to Elliptic’s Series B round, which will help fuel Asian expansion and the development of a compliance solution...
Wells Fargo Joins Elliptic's Series B Investment Round
Video game currencies have been stricken off an official IRS guidance as examples of virtual currencies, as the agency ups its scrutiny of crypto transactions.
IRS Does Not Consider Fortnite Money as Virtual Currency After All
Blockstack announced Proof of Transfer, a new consensus algorithm for blockchains that uses Bitcoins to secure a network directly, instead of electricity.
Blockstack's Proof of Transfer Would Have Miners Pay BTC to Mint Stacks