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Russia: State Will Keep “Centralized Role” in Money Emission

Herman Gref, the CEO of Russia’s largest state bank said as part of his comment that he could not yet tell if governments will...

Russian Banks Offered Crypto-based Fund for Retail Investors

As of June 15, two Russian banks have offered cryptocurrency-based investment options for retail investors. Russian banks began experimenting on the so called “digital...

Russian County Government Website Cryptojacked

The official government website for Russia’s Khabarovsk County was cryptojacked—hacked and hijacked to mine cryptocurrencies. The issue was discovered and reported by their IT Officer...

Moscow Exchange Prepares For ICOs

In preparation of the infrastructure, the Moscow Exchange (MOEX) expects its launching to be this year as it enables companies to create initial coin...

Justice Minister Confirms That Cryptocurrency is Property in Russia

What looks like a lively debate about the status of cryptocurrencies that are still unregulated in the country is taken side by the Russian...

Russia to Transfer its ‘SWIFT’ Payments to the Blockchain

It was reported that the Central Bank of Russia will be transferring payments on its local version of SWIFT, SPFS, to the blockchain. For...

Telegram’s CEO Uses Bitcoin to Bypass Russia’s App Ban?

Telegram’s Pavel Durov announced on Tuesday that he has been paying network administers with bitcoin to successfully bypass a government ban on his messaging...

El Petro Bags Satoshi Nakamoto Award From RACIB

The world's first national cryptocurrency, the Venezuelan Petro, has faced countless of attacks coming from both local and international critics. But that hasn't stopped...

Crypto conference for women to happen in Moscow

A crypto conference dedicated to raise awareness among women is scheduled to happen in the Russian capital this month The speakers on the said event...

Police Shut Down Illegal Bitcoin Mining Farm in Russia

Around 6,000 computers and servers were found at an old RTI plant in what the Russian police believe to be a bitcoin mining farm...