Tag: Russia

Governments Adopt Bitcoin

The Increasing Likelihood of National Cryptocurrencies

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. That old adage seems to sum up the prevailing mood in a number of national treasury departments as they contemplate how best to address the phenomenal growth of cryptocurrencies across the world. Two...

/ October 18, 2017
Russian Deputy FM Ban Bitcoin

Russia Deputy FM Claims Bitcoin Payments may be Banned

When it comes to Russian regulation of Bitcoin, it is indeed a one of the most uncertain. Every week brings a new story about the potential regulations that are being considered by the numerous state agencies. Today, Russia’s deputy finance...

/ September 29, 2017
Russian Finance Minister not Banning Crypto

Russian Finance Minister Sees no Point in Banning Crypto Currencies

The Russian Finance Minister, Mr Anton Siluanov has stated that he sees “No Point in Prohibiting” the use of crypto currencies. However, the Minister has made his intentions clear of possibly regulating them by the end of 2017. In the...

/ September 11, 2017
Russian Central Bank Crypto

Russian Central Bank Wades into Crypto Currency Discussion

Russia is indeed a coutnry which can give out mixed signals when it comes to regulations. The crypto currency space is no exception. It was only a few weeks ago that we heard that the Moscow stock exchange was considering...

/ September 9, 2017

Russian Hackers are Targeting your PC, for Mining

WannaCry, Not Petya, Mt Gox or the DAO. We always here about the large scale hacks or cyber crime exploits that cause a great degree of damage and publicity. However, there is a far more silent yet effective threat that...

/ September 8, 2017
Russia Ban on Bitcoin Sales

CryptoCoin Ban for Retail Investors in Russia?

Investing in Bitcoin is seen by many crypto currency enthusiasts as the only way to really free themselves of the strictures of the FIAT money system. However, according to Russia’s deputy finance minister Alexei Moiseev, these are “high risk financial...

/ August 30, 2017