The State Duma of Russia is considering a draft of federal law ‘On Digital Financial Assets’, echoing the KYC requirements of US crypto exchanges.
Russia’s cryptocurrency bill should debut no later than July 1, president Vladimir Putin has stated.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia cannot fall behind in the Blockchain industry, without mentioning “Blockchain” once.
More than 56 percent of Russians have heard of Bitcoin, according to survey of the Center for the Study of Public Opinion
Russian Association of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain announces CryptoRuble is to be launched in the middle of 2019.
Two Russian power stations will be transformed into cryptocurrency mining operations, according to local media reports.
From Genghis Khan to cryptocurrencies: Russia wants to change the global trade with Blockchain and cryptocurrencies and make a strong ‘cryptounion’
FT reports that Putin’s economic adviser thinks CryptoRuble will help Russia get around sanctions, while other Russian government officials disagree.
Russia’s biggest bank partners with a government service to manage documents via Blockchain.
Santa is issuing his own cryptocurrency in Russia…Putin to the naughty list??
Russian regulators warn on Bitcoin ATM installations, may be illegal.
Bitcoin may make sense, but there are a lot of coins that don’t even try to.
Blockchain will form a principal area of research for the Russian government next year while crypto rhetoric continues.
New regulations governing ICOs and mining in Russia are set to come into force by July 2018.
Russia could evolve into the next major Bitcoin market, as the government continues to encourage Bitcoin mining and moves closer towards regulating its cryptocu...