Anna Baydakova

Anna writes about blockchain projects and regulation with a special focus on Eastern Europe and Russia. She joined CoinDesk after years of writing for various Russian media, including the leading political outlet Novaya Gazeta. Anna owns a fraction of ETH.

Germany Passes National Policy to Explore Blockchain But Limit Stablecoins

| Anna Baydakova

Germany's cabinet has passed a national strategy for exploring blockchain tech, while limiting the threat of stablecoins like Facebook's Libra.

Bull Bitcoin Joins Blockstream’s Liquid Exchange Network

| Anna Baydakova

Liquid adds another exchange to its collection of global partners.

Browser Extensions Can Help Scammers Steal Your Bitcoin: Casa CEO

| Anna Baydakova

Browser add-ons can steal your crypto and identifying information, said Casa's Jeremy Welch

Hodl Hodl Wants You to Clone Its Bitcoin Exchange

| Anna Baydakova

Hodl Hodl plans to make its software freely available so anyone can launch their own version of the peer-to-peer bitcoin exchange. 

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$2 Billion Lost in Mt. Gox Bitcoin Hack Can Be Recovered, Lawyer Claims

| Anna Baydakova

A Russian law firm says it can help Mt Gox creditors recover up to $2 billion worth of bitcoins stolen in the 2014 hack.

Russia’s Largest Bank Buys $15 Million in Debt Using Hyperledger Blockchain

| Anna Baydakova

Sberbank, Russia's largest bank, bought about $15 million worth of accounts receivable from commodity giant Trafigura using a Hyperledger blockchain.

WATCH: He Admitted to Faking Crypto Volumes, Then Got 5 New Clients

| Anna Baydakova

Here's CoinDesk's full interview with Alexey Andryunin, the 20-year-old ICO pumper who was in the business of market manipulation.

Little-Known Exchange Claims It Will Be First to Sell Telegram Tokens

| Anna Baydakova

Blackmoon, a little-known crypto exchange, is angling to be the go-to marketplace for Telegram's soon-to-be-issued gram tokens.

Telegram Finally Releases Code for Its $1.7 Billion TON Blockchain

| Anna Baydakova

Telegram’s blockchain project, TON, has entered the last preparation stage before going live.

Vanbex Sells IP Amid Criminal Probe Into $22 Million ICO

| Anna Baydakova

Vanbex, a Canadian blockchain firm mired in a criminal investigation, has sold its intellectual property to crypto brokerage Hyperion.