Tag: russia

  • Cryptocurrency
    Industry

    Two of Russia’s Largest Banks to Offer Crypto Trading in Six Top Coins

    Two of Russia’s largest banks, Alfa Bank and Sberbank, will soon be offering clients access to cryptocurrency portfolios that will permit the trading of six popular coins on major exchanges Kraken and Bitstamp. Crypto Trading Portfolio Alfa Bank is the largest private bank in Russia, while Sberbank is state-owned...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 19, 2018 | 9:30 pm
  • farms
    Crypto

    Russian Banker Turned Anarchist Farmer is Turning Potatoes into Cryptocurrency

    As digital assets near the precipice of falling into the controlling hands of the very financial institutions they were created to disrupt, one banker turned farmer is leading a small village outside of Moscow in a potato driven cryptocurrency revolution. Rebuilding a Dying Village with Cryptocurrency When Mikhail Shlyapnikov was...

    John McMahon | June 8, 2018 | 10:00 am
  • Blockchain
    Blockchain

    Russia to Pilot ICO Technology as Investors Want Digital Tokens

    Russia is about to test an initial coin offering (ICO) technology at its central bank’s regulatory platform, which was launched in April 2018 to pilot unregulated technologies. The project aims to conduct the first transaction involving tokenized assets and assess the specifics of these transactions, mitigate associated risks,...

    Ricardo Esteves | May 25, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • bitcoin
    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Rallies to $8,000 In An Epic Recovery

    Bitcoin price movements during the last seven days have been buoyed by the $6,600 support while being limited below the $7,200 line, until today. Market forces have prompted the mother of all cryptocurrencies to rally towards $8,000 and test for resistance. Bitcoin Attempts Recovery Above $8,000 It could be...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 12, 2018 | 3:31 pm
  • Crypto

    Russia In Talks With Venezuela to Use ‘El Petro’

    Petro, the cryptocurrency launched by the government of Venezuela in February 2018, is being considered by Russia as a means of international transactions, according to the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry. Venezuelan-backed Cryptocurrency Could Be Used By Russia A Russian-Venezuelan high-level intergovernmental meeting taking place in Caracas is discussing a number...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 4, 2018 | 1:33 am
  • telegram
    ICO

    Telegram Completes Second ICO, Raising $1.7 Billion, a Third ICO May Be on the Horizon

    Telegram Group Inc., the encrypted messaging platform, has completed its second initial coin offering (ICO) — the world’s largest — bringing the amount raised to $1.7 billion. The ICO was held to help establish the Telegram Open Network (TON), a “fast, scalable, and user-friendly” cryptocurrency and blockchain platform....

    Thomas Delahunty | March 30, 2018 | 7:41 pm

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