Browsing the "Russia" Tag

Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Seeks Extradition to Russia

| Yogita Khatri

Alleged bitcoin launderer Alexander Vinnik, who is wanted by several countries, has filed in Greece for extradition to Russia.

US Treasury Sanctions Russian Bank Over Links to Venezuela’s Petro

| Yogita Khatri

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has sanctioned a Moscow-based bank over its role in financing Venezuela’s controversial petro token.

Russia’s Sberbank Uses Smart Contract to Settle Three-Way Repo Deal

| Yogita Khatri

Russia’s Sberbank has settled a three-way repurchase agreement using blockchain tech, calling it a "world's first."

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Huobi Exchange’s Plans for Russia Go Well Beyond Crypto Trading

| Anna Baydakova

Huobi exchange, which just opened an office in Moscow, wants to lend money and rent space to Russian miners, shape the country's regulations and…

Police Filings Mount as Investors Demand Funds from WEX Exchange

| Anna Baydakova

Users of the WEX exchange have begun filing police reports after more than three months of being unable to withdraw major cryptocurrencies or fiat.

Another US Indictment Links Bitcoin to Covert Russian Intelligence Activity

| Nikhilesh De

Russian intelligence agents allegedly used cryptocurrencies to help fund an "influence and disinformation" effort, the U.S. government said Thursday.

Manufacturing Giant Rostec to Manage Data on Waves Blockchain Platform

| Anna Baydakova

The Russian state-owned conglomerate will develop a blockchain to manage data on its vast holdings, which include car, helicopter and firearms makers.

Russian Agency to Track Crypto Wallets of Criminal Suspects

| Anna Baydakova

Rosfinmonitoring is seeking to expand its internal systems to account for cryptocurrencies.

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Moscow’s Government to Use Ethereum to Promote Transparency In Commerce

| Anna Baydakova

Moscow's government is planning to use ethereum as part of a system for allotting trading spots during weekend farmers markets.

Where Roads Can’t Reach, Blockchain Drones Just Might Travel

| Anna Baydakova

A team of Russian engineers and entrepreneurs wants to link heavy-duty delivery drones using blockchain.