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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.
Russian prosecutors are reportedly investigating a British firm that allegedly sold fraudulent Gram tokens.5535
According to local reports, the blockchain-based system allowed constituents to decipher their own private votes or let third-parties do so.2642
A Russian court turned down a request from a victim of a 100 Bitcoin theft seeking restitution, with the court arguing that cryptocurrencies have no legal status.11694
Kazakhstan says it will double its digital currency mining investment at the end of this year, and is eyeing a CBDC.5303
As Russia draws up new strict cryptocurrency legislation, P2P Bitcoin exchanges and crypto trades in the country rise significantly.4164
Professor of Economics, Sergei Guriev, told Cointelegraph how Bitcoin can be used as a tool to combat authoritarian regimes.3396
The Bitfury-powered blockchain for the Russian constitutional amendments was reportedly attacked over the weekend.5422
The co-founder of the Infraud Organization pleaded guilty to racketeering charges before a U.S. District Court in the District of Nevada.9499
Even Vladimir Putin was not able to save this Dark Web mastermind who ran an elite invite-only cybercrime club.10691
Russia’s blockchain vote, powered by Bitfury, is off to a shaky start.2735
Some Russian regulators propose a blanket ban on digital asset trading, but the country is too far along the path of crypto adoption.8149
While many experts believe that Telegram has not compromised the security of its customers, some users have reported certain anomalies.5785
Telegram’s digital resistance in Russia will contribute to further anti-censorship efforts in countries like China and Iran, Pavel Durov says.6184
Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media has officially lifted the ban on Telegram.6451