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A BitCluster crypto mining site in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. (BitCluster)
Russian Crypto Miners Brace for Sanctions Fallout Amid Ukraine Conflict
The ruble’s fall has made mining more profitable in Russia for now, but parts and shipping costs are set to rise.
A BitCluster crypto mining site in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. (BitCluster)

Lake Baikal in Siberia's Irkutsk region. (Ekaterina Sazonova)
Electricity Consumption in Siberian Region Rises Fourfold Due to Crypto Mining
The Russian government is working on new crypto mining regulation.
Lake Baikal in Siberia's Irkutsk region. (Ekaterina Sazonova)

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Belarus Introduces Special Electricity Tariff for Miners
Crypto miners are now being classified in the same category as data centers.
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Russian Energy Minister Says Miners Should Pay More for Electricity
Using energy at retail rates for crypto miners is unacceptable, Nikolay Shulginov said.
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Bitcoin Mining Power Consumption Exceeds 2020: Report
Miners are on track to use 91 TWh this year.
Crypto mining machines. (Mark Agnor/Shutterstock)

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Bitcoiners' Approach to the Climate Change Fight Isn't Working – This Might
Crypto will cede the climate debate to others until it starts a new conversation.
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Iran Cracks Down on Crypto Miners Using Household Electricity: Report
The measure comes as Iran suffers a shortage of hydropower in unusually dry conditions.
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Bitcoin Miner Marathon Eyes Profitability Boost Through Joint Venture with US Power Provider
The joint venture will see Marathon co-locate a bitcoin mining facility within Beowulf's Big Horn Data Hub at its 105-megawatt power station in Hardin, Montana.
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IBM Teams With 3 European Power Grids to Build Green Energy Blockchain Platform
IBM has created a new blockchain consortium with power grid operators TenneT, Swissgrid and Terna to help facilitate the transition to renewable energy.
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For Crypto Miners, Bitcoin's Halving Could Mean a Doubling in Costs
To the operators of high-speed computers used to mine for bitcoin, the halving looks more like a doubling — of costs.
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