Russian development bank Vnesheconombank has partnered with Kaliningrad’s regions government to pilot blockchain-based payment solutions.
With the boom in ICOs over the last year or so, there has been an increased need for regulation, however, with no global standard, different countries are taking different approaches. #INFOGRAPHICS
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has claimed that Sergey Sergeyvich Medvedev, a Russian national recently arrested in Bangkok, was the co-founder and second in command of the Infraud group – a notorious international cyber crime syndicate. It has been reported that at the time of his arrest, Mr. Medvedev was in possession of more […]
One of Russia’s government ministries has proposed a law that would introduce a capital threshold for initial coin offering (ICO) organizers.
Russia’s Ministry of Communications will require ICO issuers to obtain at least $1.7 mln to start an ICO. #NEWS
A team of Russian nuclear engineers have been arrested for allegedly using a powerful government supercomputer at the Federal Nuclear Center to mine Bitcoin. In a statement, the center’s press service said: “There has been an unsanctioned attempt to use computer facilities for private purposes including so-called mining.” The supercomputer was not supposed to be […]
Several scientists working at a Russian nuclear weapons research facility have been arrested for mining cryptocurrencies at the site.
Russian nuclear engineers arrested after attempting to illegally use a supercomputer to mine BTC. #NEWS
Thai police have arrested a Russian national that reportedly had over 100,000 in BTC for his alleged participation in an international cybercrime organization. #NEWS
If OFAC turns its eye toward cryptocurrencies, it could be only a matter of time before it makes an example of one or more entities to send a message.
The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has asked the leaders of the Eurasian Economic Union countries to jointly develop a common approach to cryptocurrencies. Both the Russian central bank and the prime minister believe that cryptocurrencies should not be restricted to one nation’s framework. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies […]
Space is the next frontier our species will explore in one way or another. Doing so is much easier said than done, though, as getting into outer space is not something most consumers currently expect to do. Russian space company Energie plans to change all that by offering “comfortable” flights to the International Space Station. These flights […]
One of the biggest expenses when it comes to mining Bitcoin is the price of electricity, to that end, a study has been done on what it will cost you to mine one BTC in different countries. #INFOGRAPHICS
Russia’s PM Medvedev sees a need for more unified cryptocurrency regulation across the Eurasian Economic Union. #NEWS
Apathy towards cryptocurrencies came to the fore at the World Economic Forum, and some believe governments will turn to their own centralized cryptocurrencies to contend with Bitcoin. #ANALYSIS