New Bitcoin ATM Tracker Site Launches in Russia
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New Bitcoin ATM Tracker Site Launches in Russia

btcethereumadmin - December 14, 2018

A new website showing a map of cryptocurrency teller machines and other points of sale has been launched in Russia. The platform currently provides information about bitcoin…

PwC Partners With BitFury to Create Blockchain Accelerator in Russia
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PwC Partners With BitFury to Create Blockchain Accelerator in Russia

btcethereumadmin - December 13, 2018

Mining and blockchain software company Bitfury partners with global consulting group PwC to launch a blockchain accelerator in Russia. Big four consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has partnered…

Russian Deputy Prime Minister: Draft Crypto Legislation Won’t Be ‘Significantly’ Edited
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Russian Deputy Prime Minister: Draft Crypto Legislation Won’t Be ‘Significantly’ Edited

btcethereumadmin - December 12, 2018

Russia’s cryptocurrency legislation draft won’t be dramatically changed, according to deputy prime minister Maxim Akimov. Maxim Akimov, the deputy prime minister of Russia, announced that the authors…

Russian Draft Bill Blocking Suspicious Financial Websites ‘Could’ Cover ‘Scam’ ICOs, Experts Note
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Russian Draft Bill Blocking Suspicious Financial Websites ‘Could’ Cover ‘Scam’ ICOs, Experts Note

btcethereumadmin - December 12, 2018

Russia’s parliament will discuss a draft bill on blocking suspicious financial websites, and experts believe it might affect “scam” ICOs. A group of Russian members of parliament…

Harvard Economist: Bitcoin’s Future Value More Likely to Be $100 Than $100K
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Harvard Economist: Bitcoin’s Future Value More Likely to Be $100 Than $100K

btcethereumadmin - December 11, 2018

Ex-chief economist of the IMF and Harvard University Professor of Economics and Public Policy Kenneth Rogoff has characterized Bitcoin as “a lottery ticket.” The former chief economist…

Huobi Opens First Russian Office in Partnership with State Bank’s Digital Tech Center
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Huobi Opens First Russian Office in Partnership with State Bank’s Digital Tech Center

btcethereumadmin - December 8, 2018

Huobi has launched its first branch in Russia in partnership with local state-owned VEB bank’s blockchain and crypto center. Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has officially launched its…

Russia’s Sberbank Uses Smart Contract to Settle Three-Way Repo Deal
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Russia’s Sberbank Uses Smart Contract to Settle Three-Way Repo Deal

btcethereumadmin - December 7, 2018

State-owned Russian bank Sberbank has completed a repurchase agreement, or repo, using blockchain technology. The bank announced Thursday that, with participation from Region Brokerage Company and the country’s…

Report: Troubled Crypto Exchange Wex Finds New Owner
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Report: Troubled Crypto Exchange Wex Finds New Owner

btcethereumadmin - December 7, 2018

Cryptocurrency exchange Wex, successor of the infamous BTC-e, has a new owner. Dmitry Havchenko, a former Ukrainian entrepreneur turned separatist fighter, has reportedly bought the coin trading…

Russian Intellectual Property Court Trials Blockchain to Store Copyright Data
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Russian Intellectual Property Court Trials Blockchain to Store Copyright Data

btcethereumadmin - December 4, 2018

A Russian intellectual property court has stored data on right holders via blockchain, reportedly setting a precedent for the country. A Russian court dedicated to intellectual property…

Russian Marketplace Allows Users to Sell Items Priced in Cryptocurrency
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Russian Marketplace Allows Users to Sell Items Priced in Cryptocurrency

btcethereumadmin - December 3, 2018

A new Russian online marketplace that allows users to buy and sell goods and services priced in cryptocurrency has rapidly expanded in recent months. The Mentalmarket website…