Kirill holds a Ph.D. in political communication. His day job is in academic research, where he explores the effects of emerging technology on society and politics. Kirill is curious about the transformative potential of fintech and blockchain, and enjoys observing how incumbent institutions regulate and co-opt disruptive financial technology.
Corporate forces can spark a record-breaking price rally, but it’s up to consumers to solidify the momentum.
The social side of institutional push: Popular excitement drives crypto adoption
Crypto might not be a great hedge in the strict traditional sense, but it can guard investors against policy and currency risks.
Hedge or cyclical? Eternal debate on Bitcoin’s status sees a new twist
The recent Bitcoin rally is driving crowds of new retail investors to crypto markets, and the Main Street itself deserves the credit.
Retail is here: The virtuous cycle of social engagement with crypto
New Year Special
From capping off the era of ICOs to tightening regulations on private wallets, U.S. financial watchdogs waded deeper into the crypto land than ever in 2020.
Seven times that US regulators stepped into crypto in 2020
New Year Special
The prospects for 2021 look bright as major forces driving adoption in 2020 will remain powerful.
Crypto adoption in 2021: Top trends and predictions on what may come
DoJ is now determined to hold the crypto industry to cross-border enforcement standards that have long applied to other sectors of finance.
The long arm of justice: How far can the DoJ really go in prosecuting foreign actors?
The U.S. Department of Justice has articulated its digital enforcement strategy, putting the crypto community on notice.
Declaring a crackdown? What to make of the DoJ crypto framework release