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'Decentralization Under Centralization': How Chinese Universities Teach Blockchain
President Xi wants China to be the world’s leader in blockchain technology but has banned its most popular uses. Students and faculty wonder whether universities can successfully teach blockchain with Chinese characteristics, and if graduates can find jobs. This story is part of CoinDesk's Education Week
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Russia's Top Officials Unable to Agree on Crypto Regulation, Despite Putin's Call for Compromise
Russia’s Top Officials Unable to Agree on Crypto Regulation, Despite Putin’s Call for Compromise
Top Russian government officials failed to reach an agreement on how to regulate cryptocurrencies despite President Vladimir Putin calling for a quick solution. “The Hash” co-host George Kaloudis said that while it’s weird Russia isn’t immediately banning crypto, this disagreement isn’t surprising.
Russia's Top Officials Unable to Agree on Crypto Regulation, Despite Putin's Call for Compromise

Hungary’s Central Bank Head Calls on EU to Ban Crypto Mining and Trading
Hungary’s Central Bank Head Calls on EU to Ban Crypto Mining and Trading
The chief of the Hungarian National Bank said he supports banning crypto trading and mining in the European Union, adding he agreed with the Russian central bank’s earlier proposal to ban crypto activities. “The Hash” hosts discuss the latest in the mounting regulatory threats to the digital asset space.
Hungary’s Central Bank Head Calls on EU to Ban Crypto Mining and Trading

Russian Ministry Against Crypto Ban, Korea Plans Metaverse Protection
Russian Ministry Against Crypto Ban, Korea Plans Metaverse Protection
Russia’s Ministry of Finance opposed to crypto ban. Korea steps up efforts to protect metaverse users. NFT and crypto markets diverging. We’ll have more on those stories and other news shaping the cryptocurrency and blockchain world in this episode of “The Daily Forkast.”
Russian Ministry Against Crypto Ban, Korea Plans Metaverse Protection

Where Is Bitcoin Headed Next?
Where Is Bitcoin Headed Next?
CoinDesk’s Tech Managing Editor Christie Harkin and Markets Managing Editor Brad Keoun look ahead to next week in the world of bitcoin as the crypto market consolidates and global central banks propose banning the use and mining of cryptocurrencies.
Where Is Bitcoin Headed Next?

Russian Bank Calls for Crypto Ban, Korea’s Lofty Metaverse Goals
Russian Bank Calls for Crypto Ban, Korea’s Lofty Metaverse Goals
Russia’s central bank calls for crypto ban. Foxconn chair says 2022 is the first year of the metaverse for the company. South Korea aims to become top five metaverse leader by 2026. We’ll have more on those stories and other news shaping the cryptocurrency and blockchain world in this episode of “The Daily Forkast.”
Russian Bank Calls for Crypto Ban, Korea’s Lofty Metaverse Goals

Why Is Russian Central Bank Calling for a Full Ban on Crypto?
Why Is Russian Central Bank Calling for a Full Ban on Crypto?
Russia’s central bank said in a report released Thursday the country must make crypto trading, mining, and usage illegal. CoinDesk reporter Anna Baydakova breaks down the implications of the report and its potential repercussions on the global crypto industry.
Why Is Russian Central Bank Calling for a Full Ban on Crypto?

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Nigerian Payments App Reportedly Suspending Operations Due to Government Crackdown on Crypto
Payments platform KurePay plans to suspend services to Nigerian users starting in 2022.
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Gensler’s SEC Has No Plans to Ban Crypto
The comments during testimony before Congress follow a similar sentiment from Fed Chair Jerome Powell last week.
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