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The Russian Federation is a country in Eurasia. Russia's government maintains a mixed stance on Bitcoin, at several points proposing legislation to ban it outright, and then retracting those statements. Still, Russia enjoys a fair bit of Bitcoin mining, trading, and other business, even if a lot of it is done underground.

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The lawyers for Alexander Vinnik, the alleged operator of defunct crypto exchange BTC-e, have filed a complaint alleging violation of Vinnik’s rights.
Vinnik’s Children File a Complaint About Rights Violation to Greek Court
Helen Partz
2020-01-20T16:42:00+00:00
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The new Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin has asserted that the country should prioritize the development of a digital economy.
Russia’s New Prime Minister Sets Course for Digital Economy
Ana Alexandre
2020-01-16T13:52:00+00:00
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An overview of the stances of China, Russia, India and the developing world toward crypto regulation in 2019.
2019 to 2020: Insiders, Outsiders and Experimenters in Crypto Regulation, Part 2
Zachary Kelman
2020-01-03T17:46:00+00:00
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Russia’s central bank, The Bank of Russia, has reportedly started testing stablecoins pegged to real assets in a regulatory sandbox.
Russia’s Central Bank Is Now Testing Real Asset-Pegged Stablecoins
Helen Partz
2019-12-26T16:09:00+00:00
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Binance, the second largest exchange by daily trading volume, has extended trading pairs for the Turkish lira and the Russian ruble.
Binance Expands Trading for Turkish Lira Trading Pairs
Helen Partz
2019-12-25T18:01:00+00:00
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Greece’s top administrative court has suspended the decision to extradite Alexander Vinnik, who is accused of laundering billions of dollars through a cryptocur...
Greek Court Suspends Decision to Extradite Alleged Crypto Criminal
Adrian Zmudzinski
2019-12-24T10:09:00+00:00
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Alleged $4 billion BTC launderer Alexander Vinnik to be extradited to France despite Russia’s multiple efforts to bring him to the country of his citizenship.
Russia Is Unhappy About Greece Extraditing Alleged Money Launderer Vinnik to France
Helen Partz
2019-12-20T17:07:00+00:00
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The world’s largest diamond mining firm, Alrosa, has partnered with Tencent, the operator of Chinese social media giant WeChat, on a new blockchain-powered e-co...
Alrosa, Tencent, Everledger Bring Diamonds on the Blockchain to WeChat
Marie Huillet
2019-12-19T10:39:00+00:00
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