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Bitcoin Price Heads to $5,000 Despite Russia’s Cryptocurrency Exchange Ban Rumors No Comments

Despite rumors about the Central Bank of Russia’s short-term plans to restrict access to Bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading platforms, the Bitcoin price has surpassed the $4,860 mark and is heading towards $5,000. "Russia to ban #bitcoin trading!" - Bitcoin doesn't care, approaching $5,000. Russia doesn't even account for 0.12% of bitcoin trading. pic.twitter.com/o7j7nLTYlY — Joseph Young ...


Russia to Legalize Blockchain While Still on the Fence about Cryptocurrencies: Report No Comments

Russia is slowly but surely coming to terms with the existence of blockchain technology, Bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies. Most recently, there was news about a possible ban on Bitcoin mining in Russian residential areas, while before that, there was talk about the spread of mining all sorts of cryptocurrencies among Russians. And now, Russian authorities are reportedly planning to legalize...


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Russia’s Deputy Finance Minister Moiseev Claims Bitcoin Payments Will be Banned Shortly No Comments

Not a week goes by without conflicting reports regarding Russia's stance on cryptocurrency. The most recent statement by deputy finance minister Alexey Moiseev has the community riled up again. More specifically, he claims cryptocurrency payments will be prohibited in the country soon. That seems a bit strange, considering the country is warming up to Bitcoin. Moreover, some of the nation's larges...


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The Russian Telecommunications Company Has Begun the Process of ICO No Comments

The Russian telecommunications company Rusteleport has begun the process of ICO for Teleport - its new large-scale and unique project. Teleport is an Intercontinental trunking system and the virtual cellular operator based on mobile operators such as TELE2, Beeline, MTS. All payments are made in tokens. What is ICO? ICO (Initial Coin Offering) is a form of crypto-crowdfunding, which has been wid...


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Bitcoin Can Now Buy a Mansion in Moscow Suburbs No Comments

If you were a real early hoarder of Bitcoin who resisted the temptation to sell your stash during the cryptocurrency's unprecedented rise, you just might be in the market for a swanky new property. Wouldn't it be great if you could avoid the hassle (and not to mention scrutiny) that dumping $8 million on the market would surely entail? Fortunately, the real estate firm Kalinka Group is offering...


Russian Minister Abyzov Advocates for Official Recognition of Bitcoin as a Financial Tool No Comments

Russian government officials remain pretty divided when it comes to Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Several individuals continue to oppose this trend, whereas others want to give it legal recognition. Mikhail Abyzov, the Minister of Open Government of Russia, confirms cryptocurrencies can't be ignored any longer. In fact, he wants official recognition for Bitcoin as a financial tool. All of this needs...


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Russia Might Enforce Ban on Bitcoin Mining in Residential Places No Comments

The relationship between Russia and cryptocurrency continues to evolve in different manners. It appears there is now a proposal on the table to ban Bitcoin mining in residential areas. Assuming there is any truth to this concept, things aren't looking great for cryptocurrency miners in the country. Any apartment or flat housing a Bitcoin mining operation would be in violation of this new law. Due ...


Bitcoin Trading is Coming to the Moscow Stock Exchange Very Soon No Comments

The relationship between Russia and cryptocurrencies is extremely complicated. In fact, it would need a whole new word to properly describe it. On the one hand, the country's regulators want to ban cryptocurrency altogether. However, there's also a growing demand for cryptocurrency-related services right now. The Moscow Stock Exchange plans to enable Bitcoin trading in the very near future. More s...


Burger King Russia Launches Whoppercoin Token on the Waves Platform No Comments

Russia is a country that never ceases to amaze people. More specifically, the region is quite intriguing when it comes to cryptocurrency and digital assets. It now appears Burger King Russia has issued their own token on Waves Platform. This token is known as Whoppercoin, although its use cases remain to be determined for the time being. This move further confirms Russia is preparing to embrace th...


Cryptocurrency Mining is Taking off in Russia Thanks to Dmitry Marinichev No Comments

The cryptocurrency situation in Russia has always been quite remarkable. So many changes have been made over the past several months, it becomes difficult to keep track of them. Right now, it appears cryptocurrency mining is all the hype in that part of the world. Dmitry Marinichev is one of the market leaders in this regard. The advisor to President Putin on internet matters has taken a strong li...


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